Nutrition and Active Learning (3 Hours)
The childcare professional will incorporate knowledge of the nutritional and physical needs of children to promote overall wellness. Participants will discuss menu planning and nutritional requirements, and will be introduced to activities that promote physical activity through active games and large motor activities.
Playground Safety (3 Hours)
Do you know how to identify age appropriate playground equipment, prevent injuries and provide adequate supervision while on the playground? You will leave this training with an understanding of what a playground should look like for all ages and abilities and an outdoor safety checklist that can be implemented at your child care site immediately!
Breastfeeding Support (1.5 Hours HSN)
The childcare provider will be introduced to the content and requirements of the Breastfeeding Support Regulation. Participants will explore resources that are available to support breastfeeding families, health and safety considerations for breastfed babies, and ways to create a welcoming and supportive environment for breastfeeding families.
Basic Health and Safety (5 HRS HSN)
This state developed curriculum addresses Maryland Child Care Licensing requirements. Key topics for this training include: establishing and maintaining safe, healthy environments, teaching all children and youth safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries, record keeping and policy considerations, identification and reporting of child abuse, neglect and injurious treatment, sanitation practices and appropriate supervision of all children and youth at all times.