Assessing and Implementing a Safe Child Care Environment
2 hours (0.2 CEUs)
When families enroll their child in a child care program, they trust that the professionals working with their child will keep him safe. As curious infants and toddlers develop, their desire to explore presents unique safety challenges.
Content Area I: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment
VII.B: Ensuring Safety
This course guides professionals who work with infants and toddlers to assess play spaces, children’s experiences, and current practices to maximize children’s safety. This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 1: Planning a Safe, Healthy Environment to Invite Learning, and CDA Subject Area 5: Strategies to Manage an Effective Operation. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.