Healthy Young Children Sixth Edition (Paperback)

Healthy Young Children Sixth Edition By Alicia L. Haupt (Editor), Brittany Massare (Editor), Jennifer Nizer (Editor) Cover Image

Healthy Young Children Sixth Edition (Paperback)

By Alicia L. Haupt (Editor), Brittany Massare (Editor), Jennifer Nizer (Editor)


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Now more than ever, the
health and safety of children requires the collaboration of educators, program
administrators, healthcare professionals, communities, and families.

Understanding children's health; creating, implementing, and following sound
health and safety policies and procedures; and learning to treat and respond to
health concerns and emergencies are critical to the success of every early
learning program.

Developed by pediatric physicians, healthcare providers, and early childhood educators, the fully revised sixth edition of Healthy Young Children focuses on how education and healthcare professionals can work with children and families to promote physical and mental health and provide safe and healthy environments.

Highlights of the new edition include discussions on

The need for increased
safety measures and training

The latest nutrition
and physical and mental health standards and guidelines

The importance of
creating and updating health and safety policies and procedures

The impact of the
COVID-19 pandemic on children, families, healthcare professionals, early
childhood educators, and early learning programs

Plus, new features provide

Recommendations for
making family connections

Tips for health and
safety actions that can be implemented quickly

A test bank of over
150 questions for instructors

A full and extensive
list of references (available online)

This text references national standards and guidelines from organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics (Caring for Our Children), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Product Details ISBN: 9781952331213
ISBN-10: 1952331218
Publisher: National Association for the Education of You
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2024
Pages: 320
Language: English