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