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The following projects CSHEL has initiated and/or participated in. The trainings were based on best practice information at the time of publication. The information can be used for child care health professional's consultations and trainings. For more information, please contact Catherine Dewar Paul, RN MPH.


Washington Play

Grantee:   American Academy of Pediatrics with funding from MetLife Foundation
Activity:   Members trained child care providers on Promoting Active Play in Early Learning.
Project Publication:  Washington Play Training (PPT)


Vaccine Hesitancy Project

Grantee:   Washington State Department of Health
Activity:   Activity: CSHEL members are training Child Care providers on importance of adult vaccinations.
Project Publication:  Vaccine Hesitancy Publication


Healthy Futures Medication Grant

Grantee:   American Academy of Pediatrics
Activity:   CSHEL trained Washington State Child Care Health Consultant RNs who then trained child care providers throughout the state.
Project Publication:   Medication Administration Training


Healthy Futures Managing Infectious Diseases Grant

Grantee:   American Academy of Pediatrics
Activity:   Members trained Washington State Child Care providers on recognizing and preventing infectious diseases that occur in the child care setting.
Project Publication:   Infectious Disease Training


Outdoor Play, Safety and Natural Play Scapes

Grantee:   Training developed by CSHEL members
Activity:   This training is made possible by a Community Transformation Grant acquired through Seattle Children’s Hospital with generous funding from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Project Publication:   Outdoor Play, Safety and Natural Play Scapes


Communities Putting Prevention to Work Healthy Living Grant

Grantee:   Public Health Seattle King County
Activity:   Members conducted train the trainer workshops on Nutrition and Healthy Active Living. The training was modified to train a group of over seventy Somali Family Home Providers.
Project Publication:   CPPW Materials Developed by CSHEL Members


Washington State


Position Papers


Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity


Family Home WACs

CSHEL Response to Family Home Licensing Rules

School Age WACs