Solano Family Children's Services

SFCS Workshops

Workshops

EMSA Approved First Aid for Child Care

Dec 05 2019

If you are planning to obtain a license for a Family Child Care Home, or are already licensed or working in a child care facility and needing to renew your Health & Safety training, it is important to ensure that your First Aid class meets the requirements established by the Department of Social Services (DSS) - Community Care Licensing (CCL) Health & Safety Code Section 1596.866. This course meets those requirements. Please register at: Eventbrite
From: 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Duration: 04:00 hours.

Licensing Orientation for Family Child Care Homes

Dec 18 2019

If you are in the cities of Fairfield, Suisun, Benicia, Vallejo, or Rio Vista, this is one of the first steps in opening a licensed family child care in your home. You must register by calling DSS/CCLD at 707-588-5026 no later than December 11th. 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.

NAPA COUNTY - Preventive Health Practices for Child Care

Jan 04 2020

This is the 8 hour course that is required by Community Care Licensing in order to become a licensed family child care provider. The course includes:

  • Recognition, management & prevention of infectious disease
  • 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
***This is a two-part training. You must also attend part-two on January 11th to receive your certificate. To register, please visit: Eventbrite
From: 09:00 am to 01:30 pm
Duration: 04:30 hours.

EMSA Approved CPR for Child Care

Jan 09 2020

If you are planning to obtain a license for a Family Child Care Home, or are already licensed or working in a child care facility and needing to renew your Health & Safety training, it is important to ensure that your CPR class meets the requirements established by the Department of Social Services (DSS) - Community Care Licensing (CCL) Health & Safety Code Section 1596.866. This course meets those requirements. Cost is $55, payable the evening of the class. Cash or cards are accepted, (no checks). To register, please visit: Eventbrite
From: 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Duration: 04:00 hours.

Financial Management for Family Child Care

Jan 11 2020

Learn the importance of record keeping, tax requirements, saving for retirement and other financial tools to keep your records up to date. Receive plenty of resources to take home. Don’t be surprised when tax time comes. Come learn about the business side of child care! Presented by Shannon Kilby - Specializing in Child Care Bookkeeping. To register, please visit: Eventbrite or The Workforce Registry ***PLEASE DO NOT BRING CHILDREN TO TRAININGS***
From: 09:00 am to 12:00 pm
Duration: 03:00 hours.

The Business of Family Child Care

Jan 18 2020

Sound business practices are key to successful child care programs. This workshop will help you whether you are new or a seasoned child care provider. We will discuss the feasibility of operating a family child care business, creating a business plan, marketing in this fast-paced - internet world, creating a contract, interviewing families, communicating with families, setting policies and procedures, rates and much more. This is a 2-part series, January 18th and February 1st Presented by Joy Gamble, CCIP coordinator, (Child Care Initiative Project), Resource & Referral Specialist. To register, please visit Eventbrite or The Workforce Registry ***Please do not bring children to trainings***
From: 09:00 am to 12:30 pm
Duration: 03:30 hours.

EMSA Approved First Aid for Child Care

Jan 21 2020

If you are planning to obtain a license for a Family Child Care Home, or are already licensed or working in a child care facility and needing to renew your Health & Safety training, it is important to ensure that your First Aid class meets the requirements established by the Department of Social Services (DSS) - Community Care Licensing (CCL) Health & Safety Code Section 1596.866. This course meets those requirements. Cost is $45, payable the evening of the class. Cash or cards are accepted, (no checks). To register, please visit: Eventbrite
From: 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Duration: 04:00 hours.

Solano County - Preventive Health Practices for Child Care

Jan 25 2020

This is the 8 hour course that is required by Community Care Licensing in order to become a licensed family child care provider. The course includes:

  • Recognition, management & prevention of infectious disease
  • 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
***This is a two-part training. You must  also attend part-two on February 1st to receive your certificate. To register, please visit: Eventbrite ***PLEASE DO NOT BRING CHILDREN***
From: 09:00 am to 01:30 pm
Duration: 04:30 hours.

California's Infant/Toddler Learning & Development Foundation Workshop

Feb 08 2020

Who should attend?

  • Infant/Toddler program administrators
  • Infant care teachers working with children birth to 36 months
  • Center-based or family child care providers
This 6-hour session will focus on Infant and toddler learning and development. The foundations describe competencies children typically attain during the birth-to-36-month period. Participants will explore California Department of Education's Infant/Toddler Learning and Development Foundations, DVDs, and other related materials. Cost: $20.00. Ticket price includes a light breakfast, lunch, and materials. You MUST register in advance on Eventbrite or The Workforce Registry
From: 08:00 am to 03:00 pm
Duration: 07:00 hours.

Supporting the Social-Emotional Development of Infants & Toddlers

Mar 07 2020

Who should attend?

  • Infant/Toddler program administrators
  • Infant care teachers working with children birth to 36 months
  • Center-based or family child care providers
This workshop is designed to support continuous improvement efforts of infant/toddler programs. Participants will gain knowledge in identifying the various influences on an infant or toddler's social-emotional development and what skills and knowledge are typically acquired from birth to 3 years. We'll also learn specific practices that support the healthy social-emotional skills in group care settings. The $20.00 ticket cost covers a light breakfast and materials. You MUST register in advance on Eventbrite or The Workforce Registry
From: 08:00 am to 12:30 pm
Duration: 04:30 hours.

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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.