This course is one of twelve courses that together comprise a 120-hour package of coursework designed for acquiring a new Infant-Toddler CDA Credential. Each course includes 10 hours of content. Courses are labeled “CDA Credential - Infant-Toddler, Part 1” through “CDA Credential - Infant-Toddler, Part 12” and may be completed in any order. This course focuses on topics related to CDA Subject Area 1, Planning a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment.
Course created on January 26, 2020
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/10.0; AL/10.0; AZ Registry/10.0; CA Registry/10.0; CO/10.0; CT/10.0; DC PDIS/10.0 Health Safety And Nutrition; DE/10.0; FL/10.0; GaPDS-ASO/10.0; HI/10.0; IA Registry/10.0; IACET/1.0; ID Stars/10.0; IL Gateways/10.0 B345755; IN/10.0; KS/10.0; MA/10.0; ME/10.0; MI Registry/10.0; MN/10.0; MO Open/10.0; NE/10.0; NH/10.0; NJCCIS/10.0; NV Registry/10.0; NY/10.0; OH/10.0; OK Registry/10.0; OR/10.0; PA Keys/10.0; SD/10.0; TX/10.0; UT/10.0; VA/10.0; VT NLCCV/10.0; WA STARS/10.0; WI Registry/10.0; WY Stars/10.0
- Participants will be able to describe ways to keep children and staff safe in early childhood learning environments.
- Participants will be able to explain ways to keep children and staff healthy in early childhood learning environments.
- Participants will be able to identify the four main types of child abuse and explain procedures for reporting suspected child abuse.
|0-60 Minutes||Keeping Children and Staff Healthy: Ways to Manage the Spread of Illness; Amanda Schwartz, PhD|
|60-120 Minutes||Noise and Hearing Safety in Early Childhood Education; Frank Wartinger, AuD|
|120-180 Minutes||Reduced Risk Pest Management; Phil Boise, BA|
|180-240 Minutes||Child Abuse and Neglect: An Overview; Marilyn Massey-Stokes, EdD, CHES, CHWC|
|240-300 Minutes||Reducing the Stigma of HIV/AIDS; Sara Pullen, DPT, MPH|
|300-360 Minutes||Green Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting: The Basics; Carol Westinghouse, BS|
|360-420 Minutes||Disaster Preparedness for ECE Settings, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association; Charlotte Hendricks, PhD|
|420-480 Minutes||Administration of Medication in ECE Settings, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association; Charlotte Hendricks, PhD|
|480-540 Minutes||Managing Food Allergies in ECE Settings, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association; Charlotte Hendricks, PhD|
|540-600 Minutes||Avoiding Exposure to Hazardous Materials in ECE Settings, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association; Charlotte Hendricks, PhD|
Amanda Schwartz, Ph.D. is an educator and Federal contractor who has worked at national, regional, state, and local levels. While her expertise is focused on special education, health, early childhood education, and family engagement, Dr. Schwartz has worked on program management and emergency preparedness issues related to children and families. As a team member on several Federal projects, Dr. Schwartz worked in technical assistance, resource development, research, and monitoring. Throughout her career, Dr. Schwartz has developed professional development opportunities and publications to facilitate the use of research-based interventions and support data-driven decision-making by practitioners, technical assistance providers, and Federal staff in the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services.
For thirty years Phil Boise has been dedicated to eliminating children's exposure to toxins; and to resource conservation in the school, park, child care, home, and agricultural environments through innovation, collaboration, and demonstration. Phil is the author of the Go Green Rating Scale for Early Childhood Settings and the Go Green Rating Scale Handbook (Redleaf Press). He was the director of the non-profit ‘GreenCare for Children’; wrote Increasing Organic Agriculture at the Local Level; the 40-hour Green Gardener Training Program Curriculum Guide; the 1994 EPA report Reducing Pesticides in Schools; and developed the Pesticide Hazard And Exposure Reduction Zone System, also called the PHAER (fair) Zone System. He currently works with school and park districts around California on pesticide reduction, and manages an organic orchard.
EdD CHES, CHWC
Dr. Massey-Stokes is Associate Professor and Associate Director of Undergraduate Academic Programs in the School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology at Texas Woman's University. She has approximately 30 years of experience teaching health at the university level and has actively engaged in scholarship related to health education and health promotion, including child and adolescent health. Dr. Massey-Stokes is also a Certified Health Education Specialist and Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Her passion is promoting health and wellness across the lifespan, and she particularly enjoys working with adult learners.
Dr. Pullen is an Associate Professor at Emory University School of Medicine, where she coordinates the service learning program and the pro bono physical therapy clinic. Dr. Pullen’s clinical practice and research focuses on the intersection of HIV, chronic pain and opioid use, especially in underserved areas. Dr. Pullen started the first physical therapy clinic within a freestanding, multi-service AIDS clinic in the southeastern U.S. where she holds weekly clinics and conducts clinical research. She has wide experience in the provision of health services to underserved communities both in the U.S. and internationally. She has published several peer-reviewed journals on the topic of HIV and physical therapy, and provided the HIV content of the two major study guides for the physical therapy national board licensure exam. In 2015, she received the IPT-HOPE Award from the World Congress of Physical Therapy for her work in the field of HIV and physiotherapy. In 2018, she received the Emory University School of Medicine’s prestigious Hidden Gem Award for her groundbreaking work with HIV and chronic pain in vulnerable communities.
Carol Westinghouse has worked with child care programs, K-12 schools, colleges/universities, and a range of other facilities to improve their indoor air quality over the past 20 years. She has specialized in assisting facilities that provide services to children in adopting green cleaning and integrated pest management programs.
She has served as an advisor and consultant for numerous projects relating to indoor air quality and green cleaning for the States of Vermont, Connecticut, Maine, New York, Rhode Island and the Universities of Connecticut, Washington, and California.
Ms. Westinghouse is the co-author of the Green Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting Toolkit for Early Care and Education, has adapted the publication into an online professional development course for Penn State's Better Kid Care, and written several articles and other publications relating to indoor air quality in children’s environments.
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks has promoted health education for young children, families, and teachers for over 30 years and pioneered curriculum development and evaluation for preschool health education. Nationally recognized as a leader in her field, her career has spanned public health, higher education, Head Start, and research. She often presents to early childhood programs and at state and national conferences, delivering high energy presentations to illustrate practical and cost-effective approaches to best practice, national standards, and issues facing today’s early childhood staff and families.
Charlotte served as Editor for Healthy CHILDCare magazine for 16 years and has published extensively, including HIP on Health®: Health Information for Caregivers and Families and Growing, Growing Strong: A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children. Her latest book, Redleaf Quick Guide to Disaster Planning and Preparedness in Early Childhood and Schoolage Care Settings, exemplifies her ability to present essential information in an easy-to-follow format.
Frank Wartinger: Financial: Frank Wartinger was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial disclosures.
Phil Boise: Financial: Phil Boise was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Marilyn Massey-Stokes: Financial: Marilyn Massey-Stokes was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sara Pullen: Financial: Sara Pullen was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Carol Westinghouse: Financial: Carol Westinghouse was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. She is the President of Informed Green Solutions, which has received funding from an number of public and private sources. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Charlotte Hendricks: Financial: Charlotte Hendricks was paid an honorarium for this presenting this course. She is the owner of ChildHealthOnline, LLC training and consulting company, providing consultation to local, state, regional, and national organizations. She is the author of a number of books on health and safety topics. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: Parts of this course are presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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