Solano Family Children's Services

SFCS Workshops

Workshops

Social-Emotional Teaching Strategies, Teaching Pyramid Module 2

Apr 29 2017

Join us in learning about: developing friendship skills; enhancing children's emotional literacy, including identifying feelings; managing anger and disappointment; encouraging children's problem solving skills; and using materials to promote children's competence. Participants must complete Module 1 before attending Module 2.  (Two-part training) Saturdays, April 29 and May 13. Register online at: Eventbrite
From: 09:00 am to 02:30 pm
Duration: 05:30 hours.

Provider Appreciation Tea

May 06 2017

National Provider Day, also known as National Child Care Provider Day, is annually celebrated on the Friday before Mother’s Day. It is a special day set aside to recognize child care providers, teachers and other educators of young children everywhere. Child care providers deserve a big “Thank you” for their dedication, commitment and compassion. If you are a child care provider in Solano County, we would like to celebrate you in observance of this day. Please join us on May 6 in celebration of you! RSVP online at: Eventbrite
From: 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Duration: 03:00 hours.

Licensed Family Child Care Orientation

May 10 2017

This is one of the first required steps in opening a licensed family child care in your home. You must register by calling DSS/CCLD at 707-588-5026. Visit www.ccld.ca.gov for more information about becoming a licensed child care provider in your home. There is a $25 fee for attending the licensing orientation. For more information call 707-863-3950 x752.  
From: 09:30 am to 12:30 pm
Duration: 03:00 hours.

Meals Without Squeals - Nutrition Workshop

May 10 2017

We will discuss important issues faced each day as you plan meals for children. We’ll explore how society has affected children’s eating habits and what we might do to help turn it around. Learn why your role is so important, and walk away refreshed with new ideas in good nutrition for the children in your lives. This is a hands-on workshop. Register on Eventbrite
From: 06:30 pm to 09:00 pm
Duration: 02:30 hours.

Lending Library Open

May 13 2017

Providers who find it difficult to get away during the week are invited to come in to our Lending Library to check out items like curriculum boxes, obstacle courses, climbing structures for infants and toddlers, or books, or to use our die-cut area or bring in items to be laminated. Please RSVP here  
From: 09:00 am to 12:00 pm
Duration: 03:00 hours.

Snack & Chat with CCIP

May 17 2017

Come “Snack & Chat” with fellow child care providers to exchange information and share common issues. This monthly Open Forum is provided to give you all support in your efforts to provide the highest quality of care in our county, and have fun doing it!  Let's make it a Potluck. RSVP at Eventbrite
From: 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Duration: 02:00 hours.

Diversability: Developing Inclusive and Accessible Environments - Promoting Successful Inclusion of ALL Children

May 18 2017

We will discuss the importance of assessing the child care environment, determination of inclusion/accommodation needs, and strategies for successful participation for children with special needs. RSVP at Eventbrite
From: 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Duration: 02:00 hours.

Cuidado de Niños de Diferentes Edades

May 20 2017

Presentado por UC Davis - Los composición  de diferentes edades proporcionan a los niños la oportunidad de observar, imitar y iniciar habilidades y comportamientos que pueden ser monitoreados de una manera segura y apropiada para el desarrollo. Los participantes participarán en; El papel de un adulto como un planificador cuidadoso, marcos lógicos que apoyan la importancia del juego, estableciendo un lugar seguro para todas las edades para aprender y crecer, y estrategias de aprendizaje para beneficiar a los niños de diferentes edades en el ambiente. Registre online at: Eventbrite
From: 09:00 am to 02:30 pm
Duration: 05:30 hours.

Preventative Health Practices for Child Care

May 28 2017

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OFFER!

FOR A LIMITED TIME, WE ARE ABLE TO OFFER THIS COURSE FOR FREE. This is the 8 hour course that is required by Community Care Licensing in order to become a licensed family child care provider. All providers are invited to attend. The course includes:
  • Recognition, management & prevention of infectious diseases
  • Sanitary Food Handling
  • Child Nutrition
  • Identification and reporting of signs and symptoms of child abuse
  • Immunizations
  • Prevention of childhood injuries
  • Emergency preparedness & evacuation
  • Caring for children with special needs
***In order to receive this course at no cost to you, you MUST PRINT AND PRESENT THE TICKET when you arrive. Failure to present the ticket to the instructor will forfeit your free entry. You will then be responsible for payment of the course. Sign up online at: Eventbrite  

From: 08:00 am to 05:00 pm
Duration: 09:00 hours.

Emergency Disaster Preparedness - Prepare ~ Prevent ~ Respond

Jun 14 2017

Join us as our partners at CQEL present a specialized training designed to support child care programs in establishing a comprehensive plan for potential emergencies and disasters. Plan for fire, flood, earthquake, and other emergencies. Bring Your Laptop Computer with USB Port or a Flash-Drive for the 10-Step Guide, Training Resources and CQEL Licensing Action Plan. All attendees will receive a free First Aid Kit containing more than 30 items which may be used at home or in your car. Hurry! Space is limited!  RSVP at Eventbrite
From: 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Duration: 03:00 hours.

Snack & Chat with CCIP

Jun 21 2017

Come “Snack & Chat” with fellow child care providers to exchange information and share common issues. This monthly Open Forum is provided to give you all support in your efforts to provide the highest quality of care in our county, and have fun doing it! Let's make it a Potluck. RSVP at Eventbrite
From: 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Duration: 02:00 hours.

Emergency Disaster Preparedness - Prepare ~ Prevent ~ Respond

Jun 24 2017

Join us as our partners at CQEL present a specialized training designed to support child care programs in establishing a comprehensive plan for potential emergencies and disasters. Plan for fire, flood, earthquake, and other emergencies. Bring Your Laptop Computer with USB Port or a Flash-Drive for the 10-Step Guide, Training Resources and CQEL Licensing Action Plan. All attendees will receive a free First Aid Kit containing more than 30 items which may be used at home or in your car. Hurry! Space is limited! RSVP at Eventbrite
From: 09:00 am to 12:00 pm
Duration: 03:00 hours.

Communicating with Families

Oct 28 2017

For the success of a program, it is important that program staff recognize and accept family members as partners. As the first step in developing good communication and positive relationships, staff must acknowledge and discuss their feelings and how these feelings could help or hinder working together. Presented by CalSAC – the California School-Age Consortium, and meets CCIP Module 3 requirements. RSVP at Eventbrite
From: 09:00 am to 11:00 am
Duration: 02:00 hours.

Exploring Curriculum Activities

Dec 09 2017

This workshop will give you a basic overview of the six curriculum areas – Language Arts, Math, Science, History and Social Science, Physical Education, and Visual and Performing Arts. Experience simple activities and discuss the import role these play in a well-balanced program. Presented by CalSAC – the California School-Age Consortium, and meets CCIP Module 2 requirements. RSVP at Eventbrite
From: 09:00 am to 11:00 am
Duration: 02:00 hours.

Our Mission

Solano Family & Children’s Services promotes and advocates for the well-being of children, their families, and child care providers by offering access to a variety of child care resources.