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Training Department Mission Statement

CalendarChild & Family Resources is committed to supporting the development of children, by delivering high quality, responsive, and dynamic professional development to enhance the lifelong learning of families, child care professionals and the community. The knowledge and skill required of an effective early care and education professional have increased as science has revealed more about the capacities of young children, how they learn best, and the importance of early learning for later school success. Continued professional development helps early care and education professionals provide developmentally appropriate care and activities for children. Child & Family Resources Early Education Professional Development Programs are designed to support professional development and improve the quality of early childhood and school-age programs. Child & Family Resources is committed to providing high quality offerings aligned with national credentialing associations and state standards. Instructors are highly qualified, experienced, and registered with the Professional Impact New Jersey Instructor Approval System as well as maintain a minimum of 20 hours of continued professional development annually. Child & Family Resources uses Continuing Education Units (CEU) to record training hours. CEU is a nationally recognized standard which measures the value of content. Ten hours of training is equal to 1 CEU.

Policies and Procedures for CEU Qualifications

Full versions of all policies are available by request or can be accessed on our website. www.childandfamily-nj.org

Child & Family Resources staff is available to support all learners and answer any questions Monday to Friday, between 9:00 am & 4:00 pm or during any learning event.

What is a CEU
Child & Family Resources uses Continuing Education Units (CEU) to record training hours. CEU is a nationally
recognized standard which measures the value of content. Ten hours of training is equal to 1 CEU.

Requirements to receive CEUs
We no longer offer “Training hours”. All records of trainings are now issued as CEUs To receive full credit students of Child & Family Resources trainings must successfully complete all activities. The trainer will explain how to reach success for this workshop before the training session begins. Partial CEUs will not be given for partial completion of trainings.

Security and Privacy
A record of CEUs will be kept in Child & Family Resources’ training department for a period of 7 years. Child & Family Resources will only send you a copy of this record with written permission. To Request a Transcript, please send permission in writing to the following address: Child & Family Resources, 111 Howard Blvd., Suite# 104, Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856. A small fee will be charged.

Conflict of Interest Policy
Child & Family Resources trainer’s main goal is to teach students for Child & Family Resources. Our staff is paid solely by Child & Family Resources for their services. The trainer’s do not have any interest in personal, financial, political and/or professional gain. Our training materials are owned by Child & Family Resources.

Proprietary Interest
Neither Child & Family Resources nor any Child & Family Resources instructor has proprietary interest in any product, instrument, device, service, or material discussed during the learning event. Individuals who participate in events or programs have the right to know of the proprietary interests an instructor may have in a product or service mentioned. Child & Family Resources is required to disclose each instructor’s proprietary interest in any product,
instrument, device, service, or material discussed in the event, or program, as well as the source of any compensation related to the presentation. Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Fair Use.

Child & Family Resources has guidelines in place to help insure that instructors, consultants and students have
appropriate information and resources about the use of intellectual property and copyrighted materials.

 

Required Health and Safety Training for CCDBG Reauthorization

Center Based Programs

All staff working in center based programs must complete training to meet the CCDBG reauthorization requirements for health and safety.

The following trainings topics are required: First Aid and CPR, Health and Safety, Child Abuse and Neglect, and Child Development. For some of the training topics, participants have a choice on training modality. The total number of training hours for Center Based Programs is ten hours plus CPR and First Aid Training.

PLEASE NOTE: Only the >health and safety training courses or the courses offered through your CCR&Rs will be counted towards your required training hours for DFD’s Subsidy Assistance Program Health and Safety Requirements.

Home Based Programs

All providers (FCC and FFN) must complete training to meet the CCDBG reauthorization requirements for Health and Safety. The total number of training hours for Home Based Programs is twelve hours plus CPR and First Aid Training.

Home based programs must take the following steps to meet the requirements:

  • Orientation Training 2-hour training. Available at your local CCR&R. Topics include Office of Licensing (OOL) policy review, Business Practices, and Program Management;
  • Complete items needed to meet CCDBG reauthorization;
  • Begin application for FCC Registration (if applicable);
  • Complete the required Health and Safety Training Topics as listed below;
  • Complete FCC Registration including home inspection.

PLEASE NOTE: Only the health and safety training courses or the courses offered through your CCR&Rs will be counted towards your required training hours for DFD’s Subsidy Assistance Program Health and Safety Requirements.

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