Online Program

Child Care Collaboration: Improving Policy, Regulations, and Quality in Center-Based and Family Child Care Homes in the US and Around the World

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
This session examines a variety of child health issues in the context of policy and practice in child care homes, centers, and programs in the US, Korea, and China.
Session Objectives: After attending this session, participants will be able to: • Know the factors in home and child care environments that impact children’s health and nutrition. • Identify strategies for collaboration to effectively improve child care environments. • Distinguish differences and establish connections between state regulations and national recommendations. • Describe trends in prevalence and policies related to pediatric asthma in Head Start Programs.
Chanda Nicole Holsey, DrPH, MPH and Jennifer Marshall, PhD, MPH

Board 1
Public health initiatives to improve indoor air quality and to create healthy environment for head start children in Boston, Massachusetts   
Karine Martirosyan, MD, MPH, Jennifer Pawson, BA, MS, RN and Karen Hampanda, MPH, PhD candidate
Board 2
Lessons from the sandbox: Collaborating to create healthy childcare environments   
Dawn Littlefield, BS, Patricia Hart, MS, Victoria Rogers, MD, Andrew Finch, MSW and Patrick Madden, MBA
Board 3
Medication administration in family child care homes: A comparison of state regulations with national recommendations   
Katelynn Rei, MSN, RN/NP, PNP-BC and Angela A. Crowley, PhD, APRN, PNP
Board 4
Factor affecting the physical growth and eating habits of children at daycare centers located in South Korea   
Yun Kyung Kim, MA, Jeniffer Kim, MSW, Jieun Kim, BA and In Han Song, PhD
Board 6
Trends in asthma prevalence and agency policies to monitor asthmatic children enrolled in head start programs from 2009 to 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts   
Karine Martirosyan, MD, MPH, Karen Hampanda, MPH, PhD candidate and Jennifer Pawson, BA, MS, RN

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health