Family Child Day Care Home and In-Home Provider Orientation

Understanding your role and responsibilities as a family home provider
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  • Lectures 37
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

The Family Child Day Care Home and In-Home Provider Orientation course is designed for all newly registered Family Child Day Care Home and In-Home Providers in Louisiana. This course is divided into two parts in which each part includes a series of lectures. In part 1, providers will —understand their role as a Family Child Care Provider, gain information on setting up their child care environment, explore ideas on increasing their level of professionalism, identify tools to help them create a parent handbook, and understand how to maintain compliance with the Provider Agreement. In part 2, providers will —gain information about required record-keeping procedures, become familiar with child development, learn how to create a daily schedule for children, and learn more about keeping children healthy and safe. This course is worth 4 training credit hours.

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need paper and a pen/pencil to write responses to pre/post-test items, and to jot down notes.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand role as an In-home and family home child care provider
  • Explore ideas on increasing level of professionalism
  • Gain information on setting up child care environment
  • Understand how to maintain compliance with the Provider Agreement
  • Become familiar with child development
  • Gain information about required Record-Keeping procedures
  • Learn more about keeping children healthy and safe

What is the target audience?

  • Family Home and In-Home Child Care Providers in the state of Louisiana

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Curriculum

Section 1: Role of Family Home Provider, Professionalism, and Compliance
Part 1 Introduction
02:10
Course Overview and Part 1 Objectives
00:58
Part 1 Pre-test
02:54
Part 1 Course Components
00:51
Introduction to Role of the Family Child Day Care Home Provider
00:22
Role of Family Child Day Care Home Provider
04:24
Marketing Your Business
07:37
Separating Home from Business
05:32
Managing the Environment
01:34
Setting up the Environment
05:01
Introduction to Creating Policies
02:29
Creating Polices
08:43
Professional Development
05:10
Provider Directory
07:49
Criminal Background Checks and Other Important Information
05:39
Compliance Scenarios and Recap
07:00
Part 1 Post-test
06:13
Section 2: Laniappe, Record-Keeping, and It's All About the Children
Part 2 Introduction
00:19
Part 2 Overview
01:27
Part 2 Course Objectives and Part 2 Pre-test
02:21
Laniappe
03:40
Additional Resources
01:05
Record-Keeping
07:28
It's All About the Children
04:30
Timeline of Childhood Milestones
03:57
Support for Child Development
03:26
Principles of Child Development and Learning
04:46
Working with Mixed-Aged Groups
02:10
Louisiana's Birth - 5 Standards
01:19
Setting a Daily Schedule
03:35
Creating Lesson Plans
02:36
Television Watching and Recap
01:45
Cleanliness and Immunizations
02:51
Nutrition, Transporting Children, Infant Care, and Administering Medication
05:31
Accident Proofing and Emergency Preparedness
04:25
Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
06:35
Part 2 Post-test
06:11

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Instructor Biography

Nicholy Johnson, Education Consultant

Nicholy Johnson has over twenty years of experience in the early childhood field. She has provided professional development to early childhood teachers and administrators throughout the state of Louisiana, and has presented at local, state, and national conferences. Ms. Johnson also has a vast amount of experience using reliable and valid assessment tools to evaluate the effectiveness of early childhood programs. Nicholy is a former kindergarten teacher who currently works at the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) in the Division of Early Childhood. At the LDE, Ms. Johnson serves as an education consultant where she works with Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies who provide trainings, technical assistance, and referrals for child care providers and for families of young children.



Instructor Biography

Effie Toliver, Training Coordinator

Effie Toliver has more than 20 years of experience in the child care field. During that time she has held almost every position possible in a child care center and has also worked as a family home provider for 4 years. Effie has an Associate of Science degree in Business. She has been trained as a parent educator through the FAST (Families and Schools Together) Program and is a Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) practitioner. Currently, Effie works for Partnerships in Child Care as the Training Coordinator, where she is responsible for the scheduling and coordination of more than 400 trainings, workshops, and network meetings annually. Effie is a devoted wife and proud mother of 4 daughters.

Instructor Biography

Karen Powell, Director, Partnerships in Child Care Division of VOA GBR

Karen Powell serves as the Director of the Partnerships in Child Care Division of Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge. Powell holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Philosophy and a Master of Arts degree in English. Powell has 11 years of experience in education, developing trainings and new curricula, policy and infrastructure, and assessments and measurements. She also has 11 years of experience with research into best practices, program and grant implementation and administration, staff supervision, and event management. At Louisiana State University, as the Program Director for a statewide coalition, and as the Director of Education Initiatives at Capital Area United Way (where she launched multiple national early childhood initiatives in the state), Powell has brought together and led diverse groups in partnerships on new programs, facilitating work both within and outside of non-profit agencies. Powell also served as a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for 3 years to abused children in the foster care system.



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