"Taking care of children requires taking care of their teachers."

- Whitebook, Phillips, and Howes

Promoting the well-being of child care providers

We are passionate about well-being in the workplace and believe that when Early Childhood Educators feel good, they do great work. Our team of Well-Being Coaches offer on-site supports, resources, and practical strategies to promote a culture of well-being in child care centers and family child care homes. Through consultation, training, and coaching, Be Well Care Well helps child care programs create a healthy work environment that allows for greater job satisfaction, decreased stress, and promotes positive relationships among teams.

Click here to apply now for Be Well Care Well

Core Elements of the BWCW Model

Well-Being Committee
Consists of Owner/Director and fellow teachers.

Share ideas and develop strategies to meet the group's well-being goals.
Well-Being Activities Guide
Participants select activity goals.

Goals and activities aligned with the 8 Dimensions of Wellness.
Well-Being Coach
A helper for the journey.

Supports the participants and well-being committee in meeting goals.

Connects participants with resources to achieve goals.

What are the concepts involved in well-being?

Physical: Making an effort to engage in physical activity, eating healthy foods, and getting better sleep

Emotional/Mental Health: Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships

Environmental: Achieving good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being

Financial: Satisfaction with current and future financial situations

Occupational: Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work

Social: Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system

Intellectual: Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills

Spiritual: Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life
Be Well Care Well is available at NO COST to Early Care and Education Programs in South Carolina.

Participation in the program includes 12 months of well-being coaching from a Be Well Care Well Coach, wellness items for each participant, and a well-being package with materials for the program.
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