Arizona Department of Health Services

BUREAU OF CHILD  CARE LICENSING

http://www.azdhs.gov/licensing/childcare-facilities/index.php

ARIZONA ADMINISTRATIVE CODEAND ARIZONA REVISED

STATUTES FOR CHILD CARE FACILITIES

 

Family & Business Life Conference Training “Categories” Covered
within the Arizona Department of Health Services Guidlines
under Section R9-5-403 of Arizona Statutes
are as follows:
 
1. Observation & Child Assessment
2. Developmentally Appropriate Environments
3. Child Guidance & Methods of Discipline
4. Child Growth & Development
5. Program Administration Planning & Development
6. Availability of Community Services & Resources

 

R9-5- 403.

Training Requirements

A.Within 10 days of the starting date of employment or volunteer service, a licensee shall provide, and each staff

member who provides child care services shall complete,

training for new staff members that includes all of the

following:

1. Facility philosophy and goals;

2. Names and ages of and developmental expectations for enrolled children for whom the staff member will provide child care services;

3. Health needs, nutritional requirements, any known allergies, and information about adaptive devices of enrolled children for whom the staff member will provide child care services;

4. Lesson plans;

5. Child guidance and methods of discipline;

6. Hand washing techniques;

7. Diapering techniques and toileting, if assigned to diaper changing duties;

8. Food preparation, service, sanitation, and storage, if assigned to food preparation;

9. If a staff member is assigned to feeding infants, the preparation, handling, and storage of infant formula and breast milk;

10. Recognition of signs of illness and infestation;

11. Child abuse or neglect detection, prevention, and reporting;

12. Accident and emergency procedures;

13. Staff responsibilities as required by A.R.S. Title 36, Chapter 7.1, Article 1 and

this Chapter;

14. Sun safety policies and procedures;

15. Safety in outdoor activity areas;

16. Transportation procedures, if applicable; and

17. Field trip procedures, if applicable.

B.A licensee shall ensure that:

1. Each staff member who provides child care services completes 18 or more actual hours of training every 12 months after the effective date of this Chapter

or the staff member’s starting date of employment or volunteer service in at least two topics listed in this subsection:

a. Child growth and development, including:

i. Infant growth and development, which may include sudden infant death syndrome prevention;

ii. Developmental psychology;

iii.Language development;

iv.Observation and child assessment;

v. Developmentally-appropriate activities;

vi.Child guidance and methods of discipline which may include training on the appropriate techniques to prevent a child from harm or to prevent the child from harming others; and

vii.Developmentally-appropriate activity areas;

b. Health and safety issues, including:

i. Accident and emergency procedures, including CPR and first aid for infants and children;

ii. Recognition of signs of illness and infestation;

iii.Nutrition and developmentally-appropriate eating habits;

iv.Child abuse detection, reporting, and prevention;

v. Safety of indoor and outdoor activity areas; and

vi.Sun safety policies and procedures;

c. Program administration, planning, development, or management; and

d. Availability of community services and resources, including those available to children with special needs; and

2. As part of the required 18 hours of training in subsection (B)(1):

a. A staff member who has less than 12 months of child care experience before the staff member’s starting date, completes at least 12 hours in one or more of the topics in subsection (B)(1)(a) in the staff member’s first 12 months at the facility;

b. A staff member who has 12 months or more of child care experience, completes at least 6 hours in one or more of the topics in subsection (B)(1)(a) every 12 months after the staff member’s starting date;

c. A staff member who provides child care services to an infant completes at least 6 hours in subsection (B)(1)(a)(i) every 12 months after the staff member’s starting date; and

d. A facility director completes at least 6 hours in subsection (B)(1)(c) every 12 months after the facility director’s starting date.

C.A licensee shall ensure that documentation of a staff member’s completion of training required by subsection (A) is signed by the facility director and dated.

D.A licensee shall ensure that a staff member submits to the licensee documentation of training received as required by subsection (B) to the licensee as the training is completed.

E.A licensee shall ensure that a staff member required by R9

-5-301(G) meets all of the following:

1. The staff member obtains first aid training specific to infants and children,

2. The staff member obtains CPR training specific to infants and children, which includes a demonstration of the staff member’s ability to perform CPR,

3. The staff member maintains current training in first aid and CPR, and

4. The staff member provides the licensee with a copy of the front and back of the current card issued by the agency or instructor as proof of completion of the requirements of this subsection.

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Social Services Rules

CHILD CARE FACILITY LICENSING

12 CCR 2509-8

Family & Business Life Conference Training “Categories” Covered
within the Colorado Department of Human Services Guidlines
under Section 7.702.33 of Colorado Statutes
are as follows:

1. Child growth and development, and learning or courses that align with the competency domains of child growth and development;

2. Child observation and assessment;  3. Family and community partnership;  4. Guidance;  5. Professional development and leadership;

6. Program planning and development; or,  7. Teaching practices:

 

Section 7.702.33

Personnel Policies, Orientation, and Staff Development [Rev. eff. 2/1/16]

 

K. All staff who work with children must complete a minimum of fifteen (15) clock hours of training each year beginning with the start date of the employee. At least three (3) clock hours per year must be in the focus of social emotional development.

L. Ongoing training and courses shall demonstrate a direct connection to one

or more of the following competency areas:

1. Child growth and development, and learning or courses that align with the competency domains of child growth and development;

2. Child observation and assessment;

3. Family and community partnership;

4. Guidance;

5. Health, safety and nutrition;

6. Professional development and leadership;

7. Program planning and development; or,

8. Teaching practices:

a. N/A.

b. Training hours completed can only be counted during the year taken and cannot

be carried over.

M. To be counted for ongoing training, the training certificate must have documentation that includes:

1. The title of the training;

2. The competency domain;

3. The date and clock hours of the training;

4. The name or signature, or other approved  method of verifying the identity of trainer or entity;

5. Expiration of training if applicable; and

6. Connection to social emotional focus if applicable.

 

 

 
     
                       

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