All caregivers will be 18 years old or have graduated from high school or have completed their G.E.D.
All caregivers will read and have access to the centers policies and procedures manual. Documentation that the staff person has read and understood the policies and procedures will be maintained.
Before being left alone with children, caregivers will complete the centers required orientation training.
Orientation will be provided by Mary Ellen Larsen the Coordinator of the Center.
Orientation Training includes:
The date of the first day the caregiver is left unsupervised with children will be documented.
All caregivers are required to have a minimum of 20 hours documented in-service each year. At least 10 must be in person training. Other hours of training may be obtained independently through reading materials or videos.
The following in-service training topics must be addressed annually:
Our Center provides care for children under 24 months old and staff receives annual training in the following infant topics:
In addition to the above areas of training required by the state, we also require training in:
The center will provide a schedule of training provided by other agencies. Records or all training done by staff will be documented by administration.