Phone (419) 784-5136 | Address: 1933 E 2nd Street Defiance, Ohio 43512

POLICY:

NOCAC Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS) will provide all staff with regular child contact initial orientation training within three months of hire.

PROCEDURES:

  1. Ongoing training will be provided in all Ohio Job and Family Services Day Care Licensing (ODJFS) Child Care Rules, HS/EHS Program Performance Standards and program developed health and safety requirements.
  2. Staff with regular child contact –
    1. The prevention and control of infectious diseases (Common Childhood Illnesses);
      1. CCI training is valid for three years
    2. Administration of Medication
    3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food or allergic reasons;
    4. Building and physical premises safety
    5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies;
    6. Hazardous materials
    7. Transporting children;
    8. First aid
      1. First Aid is valid for two years
    9. CPR (adult, child, and infant) & AED
      1. CPR & AED is valid for two years
    10. Recognition and reporting of child abuse and neglect
      1. Child Abuse/Neglect training is valid for three years
  3. Staff without regular child contact –
    1. When applicable to their work
    2. NOCAC emergency and disaster preparedness procedures.
  4. All Health Training Courses shall meet course and trainer requirements in ODJFS 5101:2-12-10 Appendix A.
  5. The Data Entry Specialist will enter documentation of completed trainings listed above into ChildPlus.
  6. A copy of the In-service Form will be kept on site in the staff person’s green file.
  7. Center Managers and Content Area Managers are required to track employee’s trainings.

Forms and Additional Guidance:

This policy complies with the following

Head Start Program Performance Standard:    1302.47 (B)(4)(I), 1302.47(b)(5)
ODJFS Child Care Manual:    5101:2-12-10
CACFP Regulation:    
Caring for Our Children:    
Other Sources:    

 

Effective Date: 8/7/17 Revision Date:
Approved By Policy Council: 8/7/17 Revision Approved By Policy Council: