ERIC Number: ED442530
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Family Day Care Handbook. Fifth Edition.
The California Child Care Initiative is a collaborative program with the objective of increasing the supply of licensed quality child care in the state to better meet demand. This handbook provides family child care providers with guidance in implementing and maintaining a family daycare operation. The handbook provides articles, sample forms and worksheets, and handouts in the following areas: (1) "Getting Started," including self evaluation, state licensing, and leasing, zoning, and handicapped accessibility restrictions; (2) "The Business of Family Day Care," including setting fees, business planning and bookkeeping, liability insurance, working with an assistant or substitute, and professionalism; (3) "Working with Parents," including interview and trial period, what a parent expects from a provider, and contracts; (4) "Health and Safety," including fire and earthquake safety, hygiene, common childhood and contagious illness, first aid, HIV, and disabilities and special needs; (5) "Food and Nutrition," including planning menus, feeding infants, choking, food allergies, nutrition education, and snacks; (6) "Working with Children," including developmental characteristics, sexuality, school-age children, play, arranging space, toys and equipment, movement, science field trips, toilet training, and television; and (7) "Further Resources," including family day care associations. (HTH)
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Caregiver Training, Child Caregivers, Child Health, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Family Day Care, Instructional Materials, Nutrition, Parent Caregiver Relationship, Parent Materials, Safety, Spanish Speaking, Training Methods
California Child Care Resource and Referral Network, 111 New Montgomery Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105; Tel: 415-882-0234; Fax: 415-882-6233 ($46, plus shipping. California residents add appropriate sales tax).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; American Express Foundation, New York, NY.; Pacific Telesis Foundation, San Francisco, CA.; Bank of America NT & SA, San Francisco, CA.; Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc., Greensboro, NC.; Chevron, U.S.A. Inc., San Francisco, CA. Chevron School Broadcast.; James G. Irvine Foundation, San Francisco, CA.; David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA.; GTE Lenkurt, San Carlos, CA.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Child Care Resource and Referral Network, San Francisco.