ERIC Number: ED327303
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Family Day Care Provider Support Services Directory.
Galblum, Trudi W.; Boyer-Shesol, Cathy
This directory profiles numerous organizational support services for family day care providers in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The first chapter, on operating a family day care home, concerns licensing and registration, the processes of starting and marketing a day care business, zoning and municipal regulation, and substitute providers. The chapter on things to do with children covers learning and enrichment resources, and means of transportation. The third chapter covers networking opportunities and the fourth discusses nutrition and safety, including the Child and Adult Care Food Program and safety and hygiene in the home. A chapter on emergency services concerns hotlines and hospitals, and child abuse and neglect. The topics of professional growth and training, and caring for children with special needs, each receive a chapter. The final chapter, on assisting families in need, covers children's health and development; food, clothing, and shelter assistance; school-age child care; and parent support organizations. Appendices provide: (1) citations of catalogs, magazines, and books; (2) resources for information on corporate involvement in child care; (3) lists of child advocacy organizations; and (4) lists of public school districts in Missouri and Kansas counties in the area. (RH)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Child Caregivers, Community Programs, Disabilities, Emergency Programs, Family Day Care, Family School Relationship, Learning Activities, Networks, Nutrition, Professional Development, Program Administration, Resource Materials, Safety, School Role, Social Support Groups, Teacher Education
National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Kansas City Section, 2310 West 75th Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66208 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Jewish Women, Shawnee Mission, KS.
Identifiers: Kansas (Kansas City); Missouri (Kansas City)