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Sleep Safe Program

Program Type: Promising Practice -Programs not formally evaluated (or formal evaluation is not yet complete) but identified by experts as programs with results suggesting efficacy and worthy of further study in broader pilot implementation efforts.

Description:
The goal of the sleep safe program is to reduce the rate of fire and burn injuries among AI/AN children ages 0-5 enrolled in Tribal Head Start Centers participating in the Sleep Safe Program. The Sleep Safe Program incorporates: (1) a curriculum consisting of 9 guides; (2) provision and installation of smoke alarms in homes needing them.

Age Group(s):
Infants, Toddlers, Children

Site Type(s):

Health Indicator(s):
Injury Prevention , Maternal Child Health

Service Area:
Nationwide

Keyword(s):

URL: http://www.ihs.gov/nonmedicalprograms/headstart/docs/the_sleep_safe_fire_safety_program.pdf

Name: Harold Cully
Site or Location Name: Sleep Safe Program
Address:

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Email:
Phone: (405) 951-3852