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30 Hr Family Child Care

*Required Program Objective Code: 5363

Information Sessions

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  • Date: August 23rd, 2018 OR October 3rd, 2018
  • Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Place: PBSC, Lake Worth campus, Room CE 118

Scholarship Information




Part 1 - Rules and Regulations-Family (HEV0118) Syllabus
This course is designed to give family child care home providers, substitutes and informal providers an overview of the state and local rules and regulations that govern the child care industry. (This course replaces the 3-hour fundamentals of Family Child Care.) The goal of this course is to ensure Family Child Care Professionals recognize the primary laws which govern child care in Florida and understand the role of the regulatory agencies that enforce those laws.

Part II - Introduction to Child Care Worker Certification (HEV0115) Syllabus
This course fulfills Part II of II Parts required to complete the 30-hour Introductory Family Child Care Training mandated by the Department of Children and Families for Licensed Family Child care Providers. This course provides training on identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect; health, safety and nutrition; child growth and development as well as behavioral observation and screening techniques for a total of 24 hours of training.

Part I and Part II requires that the participant pass a competency exam with score of 70% or higher given by Department of Children and Families.  DCF Information

**Note: The course below is required for students interested in participating in the Caring for Children Birth to 3 Years Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC)

**HEV0001-Infant/Toddler Appropriate Practices (5 hrs.)  Syllabus
Infant/Toddlers Appropriate Practices is designed for the child care professionals responsible for the care of children birth through 36 months. 

 *To make this change complete the POC change form and return to the Registrar's Office where you will attending class, or you may change the code through your Pantherweb account.  If you are  faxing the form, it is always a good idea to follow up by phone to make sure that it was received.

You may fax the form to your campus Registrar:

Belle Glade 561-993-1170   Boca Raton 561-862-4350   Lake Worth 561-868-3584   PBG 561-207-5315

Contact Info

Luisa Brennan, Program Director

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