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Cultivating wellness: 8 dimensions of staff well-being


Head Start programs are gardens ready for growing and sustaining wellness for both adults and children. Staff face daily demands and personal challenges. Yet, the work they engage in is important, and has potential to be both nurturing and fulfilling. Head Start programs offer nutrients to foster growth and keep staff in full bloom. Consider these eight dimensions of staff well-being, described in more detail on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s step-by-step guide to wellness. (author abstract)

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