ERIC Number: ED346987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
An Employer's Guide to Child Care Consultants.
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)
Descriptors: Community Resources, Consultants, Early Childhood Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Employer Supported Day Care, Employers, Fringe Benefits, Program Development, Qualifications, Referral
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
Authoring Institution: Child Care Action Campaign, New York, NY.