Emotions are shaped by our biology and environment, and how we think, feel, and act is shaped by mental health. What does mental health mean for a child? A Head Start staff member? A family unit?
In the United States, there are more than two million child care staff working in settings that range from school district classrooms to their own homes. Everybody understands that education employees shape the lives of our children and future generations; yet the wellness of these critical members of the education and child care sector is often overlooked.