Family Child Care Training Requirements

Training Information

Primary Caregivers (initial licensure after 7/1/14)

 

* Child Growth "Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Guidance" (4 hours)

* Supervising for Safety Family Child Care Legal Licensed (at least the 6 hour 

   course must be taken.  The 8 hour course is acceptable as well.)

* CPR and First Aide (at least a minimum of 3 hours)

* SUID (Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome) IN PERSON TRAINING for

   the initial license is recommend. 

* AHT (Abusive Head Trauma) IN PERSON TRAINING for the initial license is

   recommended.

* Child Passenger Restraint (if going to transport children)

* Cleared Criminal Background Check

* Physician Form on File

 

Substitute (More than 31 hours or 30 days in 12 month period)

* At least 18 years of Age

* CPR & First Aid Training (every 2 years)

* SUIDS/AHT Training (prior to providing care and yearly)

* Child Restraint Systems Training (if transporting children, repeat every 5 years)

* Cleared Criminal Background Check

* Physican Form on File

 

Substitute (30 hours or less in 12 month period)

* At least 18 years of Age

* SUIDS/AHT Training (prior to providing care and yearly)

* Child Restraint Systems Training (if transporting children, repeat every 5 years)

* Cleared Criminal Background Check

Helper

* 13-17 years of age

* Can not be left alone with children

* Does what license holder has trained them and supervises them to do

* SUIDS/AHT Training (prior to providing care and yearly)

* Child Restraint Systems Training - May not transport alone

* Cleared Criminal Background Check

* 6 Hours of Training within one year of initial employment if assists

    with care on a regular basis (at least monthly)

 

Relicensure for Primary License Holders

Child Growth "Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Guidance" (2 hours 

   every year) (4 hours of credit)

* Supervising for Safety or Supervision course (2 hours each year)

* CPR (every 2 years) (2 hr credit)

* First Aid (every 2 years) ( 2 hr credit)

* SUID & AHT (every year) Must be at least 1/2 hour in length (2 hr credit)

* 16 Training Hours per year, total of 32 hours

* Cleared Criminal Background Check

 

Mower County Licensed Child Care Association (MCLCCA)

JoAnn Rollie, President

(507) 433-3764

 

2019-2020 Training Schedule