What you Need to Know about Child Health Risks Associated with Housing Insecurity

Feb 26, 2021 1:00PM—2:30PM



Cost Free

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This cross-sector housing and health training is for housing case managers, shelter staff, and other support staff working with families experiencing housing insecurity. The webinar will enable participants to:

  • Recognize the importance of well-child check-ups to optimize child health and reduce illness
  • Identify risk factors and common health issues for children living in shelters
  • Recognize when a child should be seen by their health care provider and what follow-ups are necessary
  • Utilize First Steps Pediatric Wellness Assessment Tool to connect families with pediatric care

The presentation will cover well-child visits and will address such health issues as asthma, developmental delay, food allergies, poisoning, behavioral health, and infections – including COVID-19.