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2023 NCNC Single Line 37th Left White with Drop Shadow

April 10-14, 2023

San Diego, California

CACFP · Afterschool Meals · Summer Food

Head Start Track | CEU Specialty 7

Head Start Nutrition Services Are a Health Equity Intervention

Many in the Head Start community disproportionately experience social determinants of health (SDOH) contributing to health disparities. Comprehensive nutrition and health services in Head Start are an intervention that positively affects health outcomes. Explore SDOH and strategies to address disparities through nutrition services and other Head Start practices.

  1. Understand the difference between equality and equity.
  2. Identify examples of health disparities commonly seen in Head Start communities.
  3. Discover how Head Start programs have the capacity to help shift the health trajectory of entire families.

Presented by

Steve Shuman Web

Steven Shuman, MA

Director of Outreach and Distance Learning, National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety

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