National Training Institute for Child Care Health Consultants

NTI was a federally funded national center at University of North Carolina School of Public Health to teach instructors of health professionals how to provide health consultation in early education and child care. The home page still has useful  links for both child care health consultants and early educators. There is a brief video about the role of the Child Care Health Consultant, a curriculum about oral health called "Healthy Smiles," a manual "Making Food Healthy and Safe" about how to implement the standards for food and nutrition from Caring for Our Children, and other tools.  Graduates of NTI can access a large library of updated curricula and tool kits to teach health and safety topics, with PowerPoints, lesson plans, and activities now archived at the National Center for Education in MCH at .. Updated 2/2016