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22
Feb
2023

USDA Food Program Training: Food Allergies: Information, Management, and Prevention

2-22-2023 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
Online
Free

Food allergies are on the rise. Though the reason is not yet clear, key to caring for young children with food allergies is the creation of a plan for preventing allergic reactions and for how to respond to a food allergy emergency. The new year is a great time to review what you have in place and update your plan. We will discuss what you need to know to ensure the health and safety of children with food allergies for their safety and for yours. This is a virtual class.

22
Feb
2023

Daily Health Observation

2-22-2023 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Online
$15.00

This is a 2-hour virtual course that meets all state regulations for licensed programs. This training is taught by one of our CPR instructors, a registered nurse. There is a $15 fee per person to attend this class. This class will be canceled if we do not have a minimum of 10 people registered.

Please note: This training will be cancelled if we do not have a minimum of 10 people registered.

25
Feb
2023

Child Care Subsidy Program Orientation

2-25-2023 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Online
Free

This orientation session is recommended for individuals/programs interested in the VDSS Subsidy Vendor Program to learn about the application process, all program requirements, and resources available to assist you, such as Child Care Aware of Virginia’s technical assistance and training programs, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS). This class is virtual. No certificate is given for this orientation.

08
Mar
2023

Emergency Preparedness for Early Childhood Providers

3-08-2023 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Online
Free

In this new training, revised in 2022, you will learn:

  • Emergency Preparedness requirements for early childhood programs operating in Virginia
  • How to identify threats that face your program
  • The importance of having an Emergency Preparedness plan and how to create one specific to your early childhood program
  • The differences between evacuation, shelter in place, and lockdowns, and when to implement each procedure
  • Essential supplies to have on hand
  • How to effectively communicate with children, families, and staff during and after an emergency

Note: One of the new professional development requirements in the licensing regulations is Emergency Preparedness training. This class meets those requirements. With the new format, it is good for classroom workers and administration alike.

11
Mar
2023

Child Care Subsidy Program Orientation

3-11-2023 11:00 am -1:00 pm
Online
Free

This orientation session is recommended for individuals/programs interested in the VDSS Subsidy Vendor Program to learn about the application process, all program requirements, and resources available to assist you, such as Child Care Aware of Virginia’s technical assistance and training programs, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS). This class is virtual. No certificate is given for this orientation.

14
Mar
2023

Trauma-Informed Care Basics (Part I)

3-14-2023 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Online
Free
In this training, you will learn: What trauma is; the risks associated with childhood trauma; how to implement trauma-informed strategies in your child care program Note: These are live, interactive classes and will not be recorded for later viewing. If you register for a class and you are unable to attend, please contact your trainer and let them know so another participant can have your spot. Any CCAoVA class may be cancelled or scheduled if registration is low.
22
Mar
2023

Daily Health Observation

3-22-2023 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Online
$15.00

This is a 2-hour virtual course that meets all state regulations for licensed programs. This training is taught by one of our CPR instructors, a registered nurse. There is a $15 fee per person to attend this class. This class will be canceled if we do not have a minimum of 10 people registered.

Please note: This training will be cancelled if we do not have a minimum of 10 people registered.

23
Mar
2023

USDA Food Program Training: My Food Program Online Claiming

3-23-2023 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
Online
Free

Are you interested in learning how you can claim your meals for USDA online? This is a great option for providers who are comfortable using their computer. This training is specifically for those providers that use The Childcare Network as their sponsor. This is a virtual class.

25
Mar
2023

Steps to Success for Subsidy Vendors - 3-part series

3-25-2023 9:00 am -4:00 pm
Online
Free

This 6-hour virtual training is open to providers that are already subsidy vendors, and those considering it. It answers more questions than the orientation, and is highly recommended. It is in three parts, and providers have a choice to participate in one, two, or all three. Certificates are given each session attended.

1) Understanding Vendor Payment Guideline: 3/25 – 9:00am – 11:00am

In this session, you will learn:

  • HowSubsidy Vendors help Virginia families
  • The components of theSubsidy Vendor Agreement
  • How to obtain a POS machine
  • How to access and operate the Vendor Portal
  • Who to contact for assistance with these items

2) Implementation of Child Care Regulation and Guidance: 3/25 – 11:30am – 1:30pm

 In this session, you will learn:

  • The role Licensing plays in theSubsidy Vendor process
  • The background check process
  • What to expect with annual inspections
  • How to set annual rates
  • What annualtraining is required
  • Procedures for transferring ownership, relocating, or closing a Subsidy Program
  • How to change program types

3) Managing your Business: 3/25 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

 In this session, you will learn:

  • Your tax responsibilities as aSubsidy Vendor
  • How to prevent fraud
  • Finance tips
  • How to access technical assistance
30
Mar
2023

Child Care Subsidy Program Orientation

3-30-2023 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Online
Free

This orientation session is recommended for individuals/programs interested in the VDSS Subsidy Vendor Program to learn about the application process, all program requirements, and resources available to assist you, such as Child Care Aware of Virginia’s technical assistance and training programs, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS). This class is virtual. No certificate is given for this orientation.


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