Sanitation Requirements for Child Care Centers

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Participants will receive information regarding NC rules and regulations for sanitation practices in licensed child care centers. This training will be led by Yadkin County Environmental Health Program Specialist, Chelsea Johnson.

CPR/First Aid

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Participants will become certified in Red Cross approved basic adult, child, and infant CPR and First Aid. The primary purpose of this training is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. The training is designed to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and decide whether advanced medical care is needed.

Board Meeting

Maplewood Baptist Church 1100 Maplewood Drive, Yadkinville

Playground Safety

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Participants will gain understanding of the DCDEE rules and requirements for child care centers as it relates to outdoor learning environments and general safety.

ITS-SIDS

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Participants will receive an overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) giving them the knowledge to identify SIDS risk factors and describe ways to reduce the risk of SIDS in child care. The national standards for sleep safety will be presented and resources will be shared for both child care providers and parents. Topics include NC SIDS Laws, child care licensing rules for safe sleep, as well as how to develop a safe sleep policy. Key messages of this training include engaging in safe sleep practices and creating a safe sleep environment for infants and toddlers.

FLIP IT! An Intervention Strategy for Addressing Challenging Behavior

FLIP IT® is a strategy anyone can use to address a challenging behavior. It is a simple, kind, strength-based, commonsense, and effective four-step process embodied in the FLIP IT mnemonic: F-Feelings, L-Limits, I-Inquiries, and P-Prompts. FLIP IT transforms best practice into a strategy that is easy to remember, applicable in a variety of challenging situations, and portable. FLIP IT may not be rocket science, but it is brain development, and an effective strategy all teachers should know how to use. Come learn how to FLIP your kids instead of flipping your lid! This training will be led by Behavior Specialist, Renae Beeker.

Fire Safety

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Participants will receive an overview of key aspects related to basic fire safety, gaining knowledgeable skills to maintain a safe, healthy learning environment and to prepare themselves and others in the facility to act promptly in case of a fire emergency. This training will be led by Yadkin County Fire Marshal, Ricky Leonard and satisfies the DCDEE requirement for annual fire safety training.

Holiday Make & Take

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Participants will be introduced to ideas/activities that relate to Thanksgiving and Christmas. They will be able to create simple crafts that can be used in their classrooms.