Solano Family Children's Services

SFCS Workshops


Understanding the Transition to Preschool

Nov 05 2020

In this training you will learn about the transition from Early Start and the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) to special education preschool and your child’s first Individualized Education Program (IEP). We will discuss the difference between an IFSP and an IEP, what to look for in a preschool, and the transition to preschool timeline.

To register, please visit Matrix Parents
From: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Duration: 02:00 hours.

The Business of Family Child Care

Nov 07 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, November 7th and 21st Presented by Joy Gamble, CCIP coordinator, (Child Care Initiative Project), Resource & Referral Specialist, via Zoom. To register, please visit The Workforce Registry or Eventbrite
From: 09:00 am to 12:30 pm
Duration: 03:30 hours.

Lead Poisoning Prevention in Child Care Settings

Nov 17 2020

Effective July 1, 2020, licensing applicants are required to take a Preventive Health Practices training which includes Lead Poisoning Prevention. This course, specifically for lead topics is to help those individuals who previously took the 8-hour health and safety training before June 30, 2020 without the lead poisoning prevention topics and are getting licensed AFTER July 1, 2020. This is the EMSA - approved, stand-alone training to add to your previous Preventive Health Practices certification. To register, please visit: Eventbrite
From: 06:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Duration: 01:00 hours.

EMSA Approved Preventive Health and Safety for Child Care

Dec 07 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
  • Lead poisoning prevention
  • Emergency preparedness & evacuation
  • Caring for children with special needs

***This is a three-part training. You must attend all sessions to receive your certificate.

  1. December 7, 2020 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  2. December 9, 2020 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  3. December 11, 2020 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
To register, please visit Eventbrite
From: 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Duration: 03:00 hours.

Financial Management for Family Child Care

Jan 21 2021

Don't be surprised when tax time comes!

Learn the importance of record keeping, tax requirements and laws, saving for retirement and other financial tools to keep your records up to date. Receive plenty of resources to help in your record-keeping efforts. Don’t be surprised when tax time comes. Come learn about the business side of child care!

Presented by SK Accounting - Specializing in Family Child Care

To register, visit Eventbrite or The Workforce Registry
From: 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Duration: 03:00 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.