Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child
Description: HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD, 10th Edition, coverscontemporary health, safety, and nutrition needs of infant through school agechildren and guides teachers in implementing effective classroom practices inone comprehensive, full color volume. Concepts are backed by the latest researchfindings and linked to NAEYC standards. The book emphasizes the importance ofrespecting and partnering with families to help children establish healthylifestyles and achieve their learning potential. Early childhood educators,professionals, and families will find the latest research and information onmany topics of significant concern, including food safety, emergency anddisaster preparedness, childhood obesity, children's mental health, bullying,resilience, chronic and acute health conditions, environmental quality, andchildren with special medical needs. Also provided are easy to accesschecklists, guidelines, and activities that no early childhood student orprofessional should be without.
Contents: Unit I: PROMOTING CHILDREN'S HEALTH: HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AND HEALTH CONCERNS. 1.Children's Well Being: What It Is and How to Achieve It. 2. Daily HealthObservations. 3. Assessing Children's Health. 4. Caring for Children withSpecial Medical Conditions. 5. The Infectious Process and Environmental Control.6. Childhood Illness: Identification and Management. Unit II: KEEPING CHILDRENSAFE. 7. Creating High Quality Environments. 8. Safety Management. 9. Managementof Injuries and Acute Illness. 10. Maltreatment of Children: Abuse and Neglect.11. Planning for Children's Health and Safety Education. Unit III: FOODS ANDNUTRIENTS: BASIC CONCEPTS. 12. Nutrition Guidelines. 13. Nutrients That ProvideEnergy (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins). 14. Nutrients That Promote Growthand Regulate Body Functions (Proteins, Vitamins, Minerals, and Water). Unit IV:NUTRITION AND THE YOUNG CHILD. 15. Feeding Infants. 16. Feeding Toddlers andYoung Children. 17. Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals. 18.Food Safety. 19. Nutrition Education: Rationale, Concepts, and Lessons.Epilogue. Looking Ahead..aking a Difference. Appendices. A. National HealthEducation Standards. B. Monthly Calendar: Health, Safety, and NutritionObservances. C. Federal Food Programs. D. Children's Book Lists. E. NutrientInformation: Fast Food Vendor Websites. Glossary. Index.