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DOUBLE Early Childhood / Health and Wellness TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET More than 140 childhood health and safety topics for families, educators, and caregivers H ealth and safety is of utmost importance and concern when it comes to the care of young children. This field-tested and medically reviewed collection of reproducible miniposters and one-page information sheets covers children’s growth and development, childhood illnesses and diseases, health care and illness prevention, infant care, nutrition, indoor and outdoor safety, and other well-being topics. These tools will enhance communication between families and caregivers and increase everyone’s knowledge. You can use these materials in a variety of ways: Post on bulletin boards or display in common areas Distribute to families as needed Hand out at training events and family meetings “Hip on Health, by Dr. Charlotte Hendricks, is a significant contribution to child health literature. The format allows presentation of material in readable and visual form. A wide range of topics is covered in succinct style, enhanced by lighthearted cartoons. The breadth of subject material is impressive, ranging from common daily concerns to less common but important considerations. This is a good manual for all who deal with children.” —S. D. Palmer, MD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UAB School of Medicine ›› Display in staff lounge as reminders and refreshers ›› Incorporate in discussions about health with children ›› Include as inserts in newsletters “As a widely recognized expert in the field of early childhood health education, Dr. Hendricks combines 143 health and safety topics with Nic Frising’s entertaining illustrations to create this essential health and safety resource. The miniposters and information sheets make this resource a ‘must have’ for everyone involved in the care of children.” —Marilyn Massey-Stokes, EdD, CHES, FASHA, CWHC, Interim Co-Chair, Associate Professor
Department of Health Studies, Texas Woman’s University Charlotte M. Hendricks, PhD, founder and president of www.childhealthonline​.org, has been promoting health education for young children, parents, and teachers for over thirty years. She provides training sessions for Head Start and early childhood programs, presents at state and national conferences, and is editor of a peer-reviewed magazine. Her other Redleaf Press books include the Growing, Growing Strong series and Redleaf Quick Guide to Medical Emergencies in Early Childhood Settings. ISBN 978-1-60554-401-4 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL $21.95