This course applies to children of all ages.Written for all childcare facilities and homes, this course will help you provide children with safe indoor and outdoor spaces. You will learn to recognize and reduce hazards to children’s health and safety, ensure and provide adequate supervision, and respond to emergencies. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
After completing Safe Environments in Child Care you will be able to explain the importance of supervision and caregiver-child ratios for children’s safety, identify the characteristics of safe indoor and outdoor spaces for children, and identify guidelines for handling accidents and injuries.
Please Note: This course is accepted for the National CDA, CDA renewal, and annual childcare training requirements in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Oklahoma, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Please Note: This course is still being submitted for approval toward childcare training requirements in Minnesota and Pennsylvania.
Topics Covered in Safe Environments in Child Care:
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read and write English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material, view videos, listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Multiple choice quiz and written assignments.