Learn ways to prevent the risk of infection in child care and how to protect yourself and others using Universal Precautions.  Discover how to access, develop, and use an Exposure Control Plan, a requirement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

 

This is an online, self-paced class. And it is free!

  • Participate online at any time, 24/7
  • Receive a professional development certificate for 1-hr of training.
  • This training meets Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) licensing requirements for Universal Precautions training requirements.
  • To participate in the online training … Read the detailed login instructions.

Learn how to recognize and report signs of abuse/neglect. Explore practical, everyday strategies for supporting children who may have experienced abuse or neglect.   Identify strategies you can use to reduce your own stress as a teacher or caregiver.

 

This is an online, self-paced class. And it is free!

  • Participate online at any time, 24/7
  • Receive a professional development certificate for 2-hrs of training.
  • This training meets Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) requirements for Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training (MCART) training.
  • To participate in the online training … Read the detailed login instructions

The Essentials Child Care Preservice Series provides useful information for creating safe and healthy early childhood and school-age care environments. This series also includes helpful information on child development, cultural diversity and homelessness.

 

This is an online, self-paced class. And it is free!

  • Participate online at any time, 24/7
  • Choose to complete only one module or all modules in the entire series
  • Complete the modules in any order.
  • Receive up to 12-hours of professional development credit and a certificate for each module completed.
  • This training meets Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) licensing requirements for Child Care Preservice training requirements.

To participate in the online training … Read the detailed login instructions.