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Assessing and Implementing a Safe Child Care Environment

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Course Length

2 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

Little explorers have big ambitions! As infants and toddlers embark on their journey of discovery, their safety becomes your top priority. This course equips you with the knowledge and tools to proactively create safe and stimulating environments. Learn to assess play spaces, evaluate activities, and refine existing practices, fostering a nurturing atmosphere where exploration and safety flourish hand-in-hand.

CEU Credits

.2 CEUs

CDA Competency Area
  • Content Area I: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment
MN KCF Content Area
  • VII.B: Ensuring Safety

1 (Beginner)

State Approval
  • MN

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.