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ERIC Number: ED346987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
An Employer's Guide to Child Care Consultants.
Eichman, Caroline
This guide is designed to help employers hire a qualified child care consultant who will evaluate child care options in light of employees' needs and help develop and implement appropriate child care options. These options include: (1) establishment of a child care facility; (2) financial assistance; (3) a resource and referral service; (4) illness, emergency, and special needs child care; (5) a flexible benefits program; (6) provision for parental leave; and (7) an investment in community resources. Services provided by child care consultants include evaluation and recommendation of a specific option; development and management of the option; employee education; and personnel policy design. General and specific qualifications of child care consultants are described, and 6 steps in the process of choosing a consultant are listed. Sources for locating child care consultants are peer referral; resource and referral agencies; state and regional government; national conferences and seminars; national organizations; and educational institutions. A glossary of terms is provided. Appendices include a list of directors of the Child Care Action Campaign (CCAC) and a CCAC membership form. (BC)
Child Care Action Campaign, 330 Seventh Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001 ($10 for CCAC members; $15 for non-members).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Child Care Action Campaign, New York, NY.