Child Care Training

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    The child care training program is responsible for the foundational training of all staff working in child care centers and family child care homes. The training courses are as follows:

     

    Child Care Facilities
    Part I is the 30-clock-hour course consisting of five courses:
    • Course I: State and Local Rules and Regulations
    • Course II: Health, Safety, and Nutrition
    • Course III: Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
    • Course IV: Child Development
    • Course V: Behavioral Observation and Screening of Young Children

    Part II of the mandated introductory training requirement includes a choice of
    one of the following specialized10-hour training modules.

    • Preschool Appropriate Practices
    • School Age Appropriate Practices
    • Infant and Toddler Appropriate Practices
    •Special Needs Appropriate Practices

    In some cases the 5-hour on-line literacy course training can be used to partially meet the Part II requirement.

    Family Child Care Home Provider
    30-hour Family Child Care Training:
    Course I: Child Care Home Rules and Regulations (for substitutes and individuals requesting subsidized monies)

    • Course II: Health, Safety, and Nutrition
    • Course III:Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
    • Course IV: Child Development
    • Course V: Behavioral Observation and Screening of Young Children

    The child care training program is also responsible for administration of the competency-based exams that are required in order to complete the training courses. The trainers are experienced and knowledgeable.The curriculum for each class is aimed to be fun, hands-on and useful. The goalof the courses is to prepare our students for work in child care centers and in family day care homes on a part-time, full-time and substitute basis. The classes prepare students for the exams that are required to be taken in order to receive training certificates. The trainings and exams are offered in Pinellas, Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto Counties.

    For more information, please contact one of our cheerful and helpful staffbelow.

    Debra Barker
    (727) 588-6343
    (727) 588-6007 fax
    barkerd@pcsb.org

    Venise Duchesne (Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto Counties satellite offices)
    (727) 638-0238
    Toll Free Number 866-470-1905
    (941) 925-3592fax
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    TBA
    (727) 588-6498
    (727) 588- 6007 fax
    @pcsb.org
     

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