Environmental Health (CCHC Trainees)

Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
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This 1-hour course is designed for Child Care Health Consultants (CCHCs) to gain knowledge of exposure to environmental hazards for children and early childhood professionals. CCHCs can identify leading health risks, prevent and manage exposure to hazards, and promote a healthy child care environment.

THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE IN-PERSON PORTION OF THE CHILD CARE HEALTH CONSULTANT TRAINING PROGRAM. If you want to learn more about the Child Care Health Consultant program visit their website at http://www. texasaeyc. org/programs/healthy_child_care_texas. This course is a 1-hour course designed to help Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) trainees understand their role in mitigating child and staff exposure to environmental hazards in the child care environment. After completing this course, CCHCs will be able to describe why children are vulnerable to environmental hazards, identify leading health risks to children, list ways to prevent and manage exposure to hazards, and know how CCHCs can promote a healthy child care environment.

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