ERIC Number: ED424949
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Family Child Care Licensing Study, 1998.
Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
This report details a survey of state child care regulatory agencies. Data on both small family child care homes (FCCH) and group or large family child care homes (LCCH or GCCH) are included and organized into 22 categories: (1) number of regulated homes; (2) definitions and regulatory requirements; (3) unannounced inspection procedure; (4) tracking of denials and revocations; (5) complaint procedure; (6) provider qualifications; (7) provider training and orientation; (8) discipline policy; (9) emergency medical consent policy; (10) environmental policy; (11) immunization policy for children; (12) national life safety fire code policy; (13) nutrition policy; (14) smoking policy; (15) before and after school programs; (16) infant care programs; (17) programs for children with disabilities; (18) sick child care programs; (19) zoning regulations; (20) available resources; (21) local contact; and (22) pending/new legislation. The introductory portion of the report addresses methodology, definition of terms, regulatory requirements for family and large child care homes, and a question and answer summary. The remainder of the report details the data for each of the 50 states, as well as the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. Lists of regulatory offices and contact personnel for each geographical area are appended. (Author/SD)
Descriptors: Certification, Child Advocacy, Child Caregivers, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Children, Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation, Family Day Care, Legal Responsibility, State Legislation, State Regulation
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; Puerto Rico; United States; Virgin Islands