ERIC Number: ED373900
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Guidebook for Licensed Child Care Homes.
This guidebook is a reference for family child care homes and family child care group homes licensed by the State of Alaska. It outlines licensing standards and procedures and serves as a simplified abstract of Alaska child care regulations. The first part is an overview that introduces home child care and licensing. Topics covered include definitions of types of homes; guidelines for considering child care as a career; information sources; purposes and procedures of licensing; and child care as a business and profession. The second part is a section-by-section explanation of state regulations covering the licensing process and program requirements in the areas of: (1) requirements and qualifications of care givers; (2) supervision of children; (3) record keeping; (4) discipline and behavior management; (5) safety and sanitation; and (6) health and nutrition. Appendices provide checklists for license applicants, a summary of licensing requirements, and additional information about health, safety, and policy in home day care. A bibliography and a directory of state agencies are also included. (TM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Health and Social Services, Juneau. Div. of Family and Youth Services.
Identifiers: Alaska; Day Care Regulations; Licensing Programs