ERIC Number: ED362283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Pennsylvania Child Care/Early Childhood Development Training System.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Welfare, Harrisburg. Office of Children, Youth, and Families.
The Pennsylvania Child Care/Early Childhood Development Training System offers comprehensive training opportunities to the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare's licensed and registered child care providers, including center-based staff, school-age child care staff, and home-based providers. This booklet outlines state-mandated training requirements for child care providers and describes specific training programs. Programs for center-based staff are offered by Louise Child Care, a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Pittsburgh and providing courses primarily in the western part of the state, and Marywood College, located in Scranton and providing courses primarily in eastern Pennsylvania. Training programs for school-age child care staff are offered by the Pennsylvania School-Age Child Care Project throughout the state. Training for home-based care providers is offered by the Keystone University Research Corporation in Erie and the Better Kid Care Project in University Park, both of which offer state-wide training. The Early Childhood Education Linkage System operates a toll-free hotline for child care staff who need advice about health and safety issues, and also publishes a quarterly newsletter on this topic. (MDM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Welfare, Harrisburg. Office of Children, Youth, and Families.