Solano Family Children's Services

SFCS Workshops

Workshops

EMSA Approved CPR for Child Care

Feb 25 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. To register, please visit: Eventbrite
From: 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Duration: 04:00 hours.

EMSA Approved First Aid for Child Care

Feb 27 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. To register, please visit: Eventbrite
From: 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Duration: 04:00 hours.

Mindful Movement for Preschoolers and Parents/Caregivers

Mar 03 2020

Introduce yourself and your child to stress reducing strategies, mindfulness, and songs about peace.  You and your preschoolers are invited to join us at all or any one of these FREE Mindful Movement classes. **You don’t have to attend all three sessions, but those who do will receive a free gift at the end of the third session.** Please RSVP on Eventbrite Located at: Fairfield Library, 1150 Kentucky Street Tuesdays, February 4 and 18th and March 3rd      
From: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Duration: 01:00 hours.

Licensed Family Child Care Orientation - Dixon and Vacaville

Mar 05 2020

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 (530) 895-5033. (Deadline to register is February 27th.) 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, see Steps to Becoming a Licensed Family Child Care Provider
From: 09:00 am to 12:00 pm
Duration: 03:00 hours.

Baby Signs for Parents and Cargivers

Mar 05 2020

Have you ever wanted to communicate clearly with your non-verbal infant? Ever wonder what your baby is thinking? These very interactive sessions are presented by a certified instructor with more than 25 years of experience working with children. You and your baby are invited to join us at all or any one of these FREE Baby Signs Classes. **You don’t have to attend all three sessions, but those who do will receive a free gift at the end of the third session.** Please RSVP on Eventbrite Thursday, March 5th Thursday, March 12th Thursday, March 19th Located at: Fairfield Civic Center Library
From: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Duration: 01:00 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.

Mindful Movement for Preschoolers and Parents/Caregivers

Mar 24 2020

Introduce yourself and your child to stress reducing strategies, mindfulness, and songs about peace.  You and your preschoolers are invited to join us at all or any one of these FREE Mindful Movement classes. **You don’t have to attend all three sessions, but those who do will receive a free gift at the end of the third session.** Please RSVP on Eventbrite Located at: Community Presbyterian Church, 2800 Georgia Street Tuesdays, March 24th, 31st, and April 7th      
From: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Duration: 01:00 hours.

Licensing Orientation for Family Child Care Homes - Fairfield, Suisun, Vallejo, Benicia, and Rio Vista

Mar 25 2020

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 March 18th. 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.

SOLANO COUNTY - Preventive Health Practices for Child Care

Apr 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 April 11th 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.

Safety As They Grow

Apr 21 2020

Learn elements of child safety, ways to create a safe environment for children, ways to prevent accidents by childproofing and creating strategies for keeping children safe during routines. Presented by Joy Gamble - Early Childhood & Education Specialist. This training requires a $10 deposit, which will be returned upon attendance. Please do not bring children to trainings. To Register, please visit: Eventbrite or The Workforce Registry
From: 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Duration: 02:00 hours.

NAPA COUNTY - Preventive Health Practices for Child Care

Apr 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 May 2nd to receive your certificate. To register, please visit: Eventbrite
From: 09:00 am to 01:30 pm
Duration: 04:30 hours.

The Business of Family Child Care

May 30 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, being held on Saturdays, May 30th & June 13th Presented by Joy Gamble, CCIP coordinator, (Child Care Initiative Project), Resource & Referral Specialist. (A $10 deposit is required which will be refunded upon attendance.) 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.

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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.