CCDF Health and Safety RequirementsDue to changes with the federal reauthorization made to the Child Care and Development Block Grant, all Child Care Subsidy providers and staff who work directly with children be required to complete training related to the following content areas:
Current Child Care Subsidy providers and staff will be required to complete Pediatric First Aid/CPR no later than March 31, 2019. New Child Care Subsidy providers will be required to complete Pediatric First Aid/CPR within 60 days of entering into a Child Care Subsidy Provider Agreement with the Department. Additional information will be available February 2019 regarding the remaining health and safety requirements for the Nebraska Health and Safety Pre-Service Orientation Training. This will be offered online and is required for all Child Care Subsidy providers and staff.
Licensed Child Care providers are required to complete certain training requirements prior to becoming licensed as well as maintaining 12 clock hours of training annually.
The following is a list of training requirements for licensed Child Care providers:
Providers can contact the Nebraska Early Childhood Training Center to find out more about upcoming trainings, information and medial materials related to children, technical assistance, Regional Early Learning Connection Partnerships and much more.