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The CCHC program trains health professionals to become a Child Care Health Consultant. For info on how to become a consultant click here.  A Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) provides education and training to child care facilities to satisfy the 3 clock hour Health and Safety Training requirement.

Child Care Facility Training

Trainings:

A Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) provides education and training to child care facilities to satisfy the 3 clock hour Health and Safety Training requirement.

Steps a child care facility should take in setting up trainings.

  • Identify your training topic(s). For a list of suggested topics, see below.
  • Please note that every 2 years, 3 clock hours of medication administration can be counted towards the 12 clock hours of education needed for licensure by DOE
  • Identify and contact a CCHC in your area. For a list of CCHC click here.
  • Arrange a date and time for your training with the CCHC.
  • Please note that trainings are often done during nap time, after hours, or on the weekend.
  • Provide the CCHC a list of staff members that will attend the training.
  • Conduct your training. At the end of the training, the CCHC will provide each staff member with the approved certificate of attendance for your records.

Training Fees:

Training fees are determined on an individual basis by the CCHC. Average fees range from $10-$15 per participant per hour. Please note that a CCHC employed by certain state offices are not allowed to charge a fee for their service.

Training Topics (Suggested list of topics; not inclusive):

Medication Administration Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect
Emergency Preparedness Food Safety
Infections Diseases Nutrition / Childhood Obesity Prevention
Health of Child Care Staff Food Allergies
Care for the Sick Child Safe Sleep / SIDS
Immunizations Injury Prevention
Environmental Health Child Passenger / Car Seat Safety
Emotional/Behavioral Health Playground Safety
Oral Health Breastfeeding