Community-Based Continuing Education Trainings

Early Childcare Training Calendars

Early Learning Coalition Training Calendar

Episcopal Children’s Services Training Calendar

DCF Approved Courses

Child Abuse Training for Teachers Grades 1-12

The Department of Children and Families, Florida Abuse Hotline and Child Care Regulation developed a new Web-based course specifically aimed at teachers in grades 1-12. The one hour course is titled Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect.

This course satisfies the requirement specified in Florida Statute Section 1012.98(12).

Count Me In: Resources for Early Childhood Inclusion

We are excited to announce that Count Me In: Resources for Early Childhood Inclusion is now available online.

The purpose of this compilation is to answer questions and provide general information to families and early learning providers on how to successfully include young children with disabilities in early childhood programs.

Learn more about Count Me In: Resources for Early Childhood Inclusion.

Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters

The course provides guidance for Emergency Managers and implementers of children’s programs about meeting the unique needs that arise among children as a result of a disaster or emergency.

Hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, this Emergency Management Institute course benefits everyone directly involved with meeting the needs of children, including emergency managers and planners, state and local officials, child service agencies and child care providers.

View additional information about Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters.

Asthma Curriculum

The daycare provider training objective is to increase the number of staff trained in identifying and reducing asthma triggers in the indoor environment. Modules include provider and staff asthma education and training, and strategies to reduce asthma triggers in the daycare setting.

The Florida Asthma Prevention and Control program now offers asthma training For daycare providers. View the Asthma Curriculum module.

Additional information is available on the Bureau of Environmental Public Health Medicine web site.

Fire Safety

Earn CEUs and discover the flexibility through NFPA’s self-paced online courses, written by industry code experts, that lay the foundation on a variety of highly focused, informative topics such as fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, fire pumps, electrical safety, and more. View the NFPA Training and Self-Guided Online Courses.

For other web-based training options, view the NFPA list of Training Webinars.

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Serving Safe Food in Child Care

The National Food Service Management Institute offers online courses that you can use to learn more about the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and providing quality care for the children in your child care center or family day care home.

Take advantage of the Child Care Online Courses that prepare child care providers to meet the challenges of the day to day operations of child care programs.

For more information, please contact:
The Background Screening and Child Care Training Information Center opened on September 3rd as an expanded version of the original call center. Call toll-free (888) 352-2842.