Emergency Preparedness for Early Childhood Providers

A little over a year ago, Virginia began requiring child care programs to develop emergency preparedness plans. Now, it is time to evaluate our plans, discuss what works and what doesn’t, and update our plans.

We believe that with the proper training and resources the suffering of people affected by disasters can be reduced and possibly prevented.

Resilient communities must have preparation, relief, and recovery systems in place to ensure that children are safe and families can return to their jobs.

As we serve as a resilience hub in the community, the goal of this training program is to increase the capacity of both center-based and home-based child care providers to prepare for and respond effectively in the event of emergencies and natural disasters.

This six hour free training is perfect for family child care providers, center owners and child care administrators. Due to space, this class can have no more than 25 participants. New requirement this year: Any free training that does not have a minimum of 10 registrants must be cancelled.

There will be a 30 minute break for lunch.

Event Properties

Event Date Saturday, October 13, 2018 9:00 am
Event End Date Saturday, October 13, 2018 3:30 am
Individual Price Free
Location Hopkins House - Alexandria

This event is full and we are no longer accepting registrations.

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