Within the Family Child Care Healthy Environments course you will learn about:

  • Proper handwashing techniques and how to support handwashing of the children in your care
  • How to maintain sanitary restrooms and diaper-changing and toileting procedures, and how to respond appropriately to toileting accidents
  • How to conduct daily healthy checks and respond when children are ill
  • The importance of modeling and supporting healthy eating, physical activity and good oral health practices
  • How to help children and families deal with stress, and in particular, how you can support them with stressful events such as deployment
  • The proper way to administer medication and how to care for children with special needs

Course Outline