OSEP National Early Childhood Conference. STATE EARLY CHILDHOOD COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEMS GRANTS AND PARTNERSHIPS WITH PART C AND SECTION 619 Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Strategic Plan for Early Childhood Health R. Lorraine Brown RN, BS Public Health Analyst.
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STATE EARLY CHILDHOOD COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEMS GRANTS
PART C AND SECTION 619
Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Strategic Plan for Early Childhood Health
R. Lorraine Brown RN, BS
Public Health Analyst
1. Quality Assurance
2. Infrastructure Building
Ensuring the on-going promotion of health
and safety in out-of-home childcare
Implementation of standards in each State to assure children in child care settings are protected from harm
Outcomes: 15 THCCA Projects reported new regulations have been adopted.
Develop statewide systems of Child
Care Health Consultants (CCHC)
Recommendations of corrective actions
Access to CCHC services
Phone calls and mailings
Plan, develop and implement outreach initiatives using the child care environment as an access point to health insurance and medical homes.
Of 48 THCCA projects:
Sources of funding for those planning to continue:
To provide leadership to the development of cross service systems integration partnerships in support of children in early childhood and enhance their ability to enter school healthy and ready to learn.
To support States and communities in their efforts to build early childhood service systems that address the following five critical components:
To support States to plan, develop and ultimately implement collaborations and partnerships that support families and communities in their development of children that are healthy and ready to learn at school entry.
Characteristics of the SECCS grants: