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ERIC Number: ED338437
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 172
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Establishing a Successful Family Day Care Home: A Resource Guide for Providers.
Massachusetts State Office for Children, Boston.
A resource guide for family day care providers in Massachusetts was developed as an initiative of the state Office for Children. Chapters are as follows: (1) Getting Ready to Do Family Day Care (e.g., definitions, provider qualifications, preparing your home, assistants, complaints); (2) Partnership with Parents (e.g., interviews, trial period, communication, parental involvement, forms, adjustment period, and folders containing records on children); (3) Caring for Children (e.g., introducing children to day care, scheduling, activities and materials, nutrition, home safety, emergencies, health practices, illness, child abuse prevention and reporting); (4) Operating Your Family Day Care Business (e.g., establishing a business plan, pricing, recordkeeping, taxes, insurance, recruiting children); and (5) Resource Guide (e.g., state agencies, referral agencies, hotlines, food and nutrition programs, books, periodicals, newsletters, and magazines). Appended are a wide variety of Office for Children forms, other blank sample forms, and health and safety handouts. Contains 30 references. (LB)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Tests/Questionnaires; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Office for Children, Boston.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts