Childcare Provider Resources
The early years of child’s development are critical for successful navigation in life. High quality, well-educated child care providers are essential in this process. This is why Wildcat Extension District offers regular opportunities for childcare providers to further their knowledge and earn KDHE hours.
Contact: Chuckie Hessong, Family & Child Development agent, for information or requests for childcare provider trainings firstname.lastname@example.org or 620-724-8233.
Available Training Topics:
Child Abuse and Neglect: Identification, Reporting and Prevention, 3 KDHE hours
Course content includes recognizing the types and signs of abuse and neglect, steps in reporting suspected child abuse and neglect and prevention strategies that include appropriate expectations and guidance of young children for child care providers and families. This course meets the licensing (KDHE) training requirements for Abusive Head Trauma and Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention and is one of the 3 courses required by licensing.
Behavior and Guidance, 3 KDHE hours
This course focuses on a variety of ways to encourage positive behavior in young children. It considers the caregiver as the key to guidance and outlines methods of direct and indirect guidance and setting and maintaining rules. In addition it describes common behavior problems, and tips to guide children towards more positive behavior.
Introduction to Child Development, 3 KDHE credit hours
This course covers the basic information about child development and the three developmental domains; physical, cognitive and social emotional for infants through preschool. Included is information to link child development to age appropriate activities. This course meets the licensing (KDHE) training requirements for information on the development of young children birth to five and is one of the 3 courses required by licensing.
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