CCAP Pre-service Orientation - (4hrs)
This video provides the information that is needed for initial/renewing child care providers (Type III, R, U, and M) to maintain CCAP funding through the Department of Education. There is information on new legislative rules and tips for marketing your child care center.
There is also a section on dealing with Mixed-age groups and understanding the developmental progressions of the children in your care. By the end of the video, you should have a better understanding of what is expected of you as a CCAP funded provider.
Pre-service Orientation Course agenda:
I. Role of the CCAP Provider
a. Defining CCAP Provider Types
b. Responsibilities of the CCAP Provider
c. Strengths of the CCAP Provider
II. Professionalism in Child Care
a. Marketing your Business
b. Choosing the Environment
c. Setting up the Environment
d. Creating Policies
e. Professional Development
IV. Provider Certification Checklist
V. Provider Agreement
VI. Criminal Background Check
VIII. First Aid & CPR
IX. Training Requirements
X. Emergency Preparedness
XII. It’s All About the Children
Who this course is for:
- Initial CCAP Providers interesting in obtaining funding
R. Manuel has many years of experiences in the early childhood field. Mr. Manuel also has a vast amount of experience using reliable and valid assessment tools to evaluate the effectiveness of early childhood programs. R. Manuel currently works at the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) in the Division of Early Childhood. At LDE, Mr. Manuel serves as Program Consultant where he works with Child Care Providers, and Resource/Referral Agencies who provide trainings, technical assistance, and referrals for child care providers and for families of young children. He has also provided professional development to early childhood teachers and administrators throughout the state of Louisiana, and has presented at local, and state, and national conferences.