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The following trainings are currently available for completion in the Ohio Professional Registry (OPR) https://registry.occrra.org/  

Please contact the Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association (OCCRRA) staff at 1-877-547-6978, option 1 with any questions on how to create a profile or register for a training. 


 Pre-Camp and Staff Orientation Training for Approved Child Day Camps     

This ODJFS created training must be completed by all child day camp owners prior to applying to become an approved child day camp and by all child day camp administrators and staff members (both lead and junior counselors). The training must be completed within 30 days of starting employment at the day camp. This is the only training available that meets the day camp requirements for completion of the staff orientation outlined in the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC).  


The training covers the following Child Care and Development Block Grant required topics and OAC requirements:   

  • prevention and control of infectious diseases including immunization requirements  
  • medication policies  
  • prevention and responses to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions  
  • building and physical premises safety including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water and vehicular traffic  
  • child management techniques including prevention of abusive head trauma and child maltreatment  
  • emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies including evacuation, relocation, shelter in-place, communication, reunification with families, continuation of operation and accommodation of children with disabilities, and children with chronic medical conditions  
  • handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants  
  • field/routine trip and transportation safety  
  • required training timelines for First Aid, CPR, and child abuse and neglect  
  • child development  
  • active supervision of campers  
  • routines and responsibilities  
  • parent information  
  • requirements to become an ODJFS approved day camp in order to provide publicly funded child care  

Child Care Center Staff Orientation Training  

This ODJFS created staff orientation training provides information on child care licensing rules for child care staff members. The training must be completed within 30 days of starting employment at the center as a child care staff member. This training or the Pre-Licensing Training for Child Care Centers are the only trainings available that meet the center requirements for completion of the staff orientation outlined in the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC).   

The training covers the following Child Care and Development Block Grant required topics and OAC requirements:  

  • prevention and control of infectious diseases including immunization requirements  
  • prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and the use of safe sleep practices  
  • medication policies  
  • prevention and responses to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions  
  • building and physical premises safety including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water and vehicular traffic  
  • child management techniques including shaken baby syndrome, prevention of abusive head trauma, and child maltreatment  
  • emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies including evacuation, relocation, shelter in-place, communication, reunification with families, continuation of operation and accommodation of infants and toddlers, children with disabilities, and children with chronic medical conditions  
  • handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants  
  • field/routine trip and transportation safety  
  • required training timelines for First Aid, CPR, and child abuse and neglect  
  • child development  
  • routines and responsibilities  
  • active supervision of children  
  • classroom routines and responsibilities  
  • parent information   

Family Child Care Staff Orientation Training     

This ODJFS created staff orientation training provides information on child care licensing rules for child care staff members. The training must be completed within 30 days of starting employment at a family child care home as a child care staff member. This training or the Pre-Licensing Training for Family Child Care Providers are the only trainings available that meet the family child care home requirements for completion of the staff orientation outlined in the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC).   

   The training covers the following Child Care and Development Block Grant required topics and OAC requirements:   

  • prevention and control of infectious diseases including immunization requirements  
  • prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and the use of safe sleep practices  
  • medication policies  
  • prevention and responses to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions  
  • building and physical premises safety including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water and vehicular traffic  
  • child management techniques including shaken baby syndrome, prevention of abusive head trauma, and child maltreatment  
  • emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies including evacuation, relocation, shelter in-place, communication, reunification with families, continuation of operation and accommodation of infants and toddlers, children with disabilities, and children with chronic medical conditions  
  • handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants  
  • field/routine trip and transportation safety  
  • required training timelines for First Aid, CPR, and child abuse and neglect  
  • child development  
  • active supervision of children  
  • routines and responsibilities  
  • parent information  

   

Pre-Certification Training for an In-Home Aides  

The pre-certification training is required to be completed prior to submitting an In-Home Aide application.  The goal of this series is to lay a solid foundation of child care knowledge from which you can plan and build. You will also be given the necessary information to be compliant with certification rules and inspections and recognize the role you play in keeping children safe and healthy.    

   

The training covers the following Child Care and Development Block Grant required topics and Ohio Administrative Code requirements:  

  • prevention and control of infectious diseases including immunization requirements  
  • prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and the use of safe sleep practices  
  • medication policies  
  • prevention and responses to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions  
  • building and physical premises safety including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water and vehicular traffic  
  • child management techniques including shaken baby syndrome, prevention of abusive head trauma, and child maltreatment  
  • emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies including evacuation, relocation, shelter in-place, communication, reunification with families, continuation of operation and accommodation of infants and toddlers, children with disabilities, and children with chronic medical conditions  
  • handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants  
  • field/routine trip and transportation safety  
  • required training timelines for First Aid, CPR, and child abuse and neglect  
  • child development  
  • active supervision of children  
  • parent information  

Pre-Licensing Training for Family Child Care Providers  

The pre-licensing training is required to be completed by all family child care owners prior to submitting a licensing application. The goal of this training is to lay a solid foundation of child care knowledge on which you can plan and build your family child care home. Completion of this training meets the requirement to complete the Family Child Care Staff Orientation Training.  

   

Each module covers topics that must be considered prior to beginning the process to become a licensed program. This training contains the following modules: The Business of Operating a Child Care Program; How to Apply to Become a Family Child Care Provider; Family Child Care Home Staff Orientation Training and Licensing Rule Review; Step Up To Quality; and Publicly Funded Child Care.    

   

The Staff Orientation Training module includes the following Child Care and Development Block Grant required topics and Ohio Administrative Code requirements:  

  • prevention and control of infectious diseases including immunization requirements  
  • prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and the use of safe sleep practices  
  • medication policies  
  • prevention and responses to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions  
  • building and physical premises safety including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water and vehicular traffic  
  • child management techniques including shaken baby syndrome, prevention of abusive head trauma, and child maltreatment  
  • emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies including evacuation, relocation, shelter in-place, communication, reunification with families, continuation of operation and accommodation of infants and toddlers, children with disabilities, and children with chronic medical conditions  
  • handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants  
  • field/routine trip and transportation safety  
  • required training timelines for First Aid, CPR, and child abuse and neglect  
  • child development  
  • active supervision of children  
  • routines and responsibilities  
  •  parent information  

Pre-Licensing Training for Child Care Centers   

The pre-licensing training is required to be completed by all center child care owners prior to submitting a licensing application. The goal of this training is to lay a solid foundation of child care knowledge on which you can plan and build your child care program. Completion of this training meets the requirement to complete the Child Care Center Staff Orientation Training.  

   

Each module covers topics that must be considered prior to beginning the process to become a licensed program. This training contains the following modules: The Business of Operating a Child Care Program; How to Apply to Become a Child Care Center Provider; Child Care Center Staff Orientation Training and Licensing Rule Review; Step Up To Quality; and Publicly Funded Child Care.   

   

The Staff Orientation Training module includes the following Child Care and Development Block Grant required topics and Ohio Administrative Code requirements:  

  • prevention and control of infectious diseases including immunization requirements  
  • prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and the use of safe sleep practices  
  • medication policies  
  • prevention and responses to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions  
  • building and physical premises safety including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water and vehicular traffic  
  • child management techniques including shaken baby syndrome, prevention of abusive head trauma, and child maltreatment  
  • emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies including evacuation, relocation, shelter in-place, communication, reunification with families, continuation of operation and accommodation of infants and toddlers, children with disabilities, and children with chronic medical conditions  
  • handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants  
  • field/routine trip and transportation safety  
  • required training timelines for First Aid, CPR, and child abuse and neglect  
  • child development  
  • active supervision of children  
  • classroom routines and responsibilities  
  • parent information  

ODJFS Child Abuse and Neglect Recognition and Prevention Training  

As a professional working with children, you are a strong advocate for children in your care and their families. Early childhood professionals are mandated reporters of child maltreatment. This ODJFS created training was developed to meet the training requirements outlined in Chapters 5101:2-12, 5101:2-13, 5101:2-14, and 5101:2-18 of the Ohio Administrative Code and meets the Child Care and Development Block Grant requirements.  Completion of this course meets the staff training requirement for child abuse and neglect recognition and prevention.  

ODJFS Child Care Transportation Training   

This ODJFS training must be completed for all child care center and family child care home employees who transport children. This is the only training available that meets the requirements for completion of transportation training outlined in the Ohio Administrative Code. The training covers the following topics: transportation rules; weekly inspection of vehicles; preparing to transport; child safety restraints; loading and unloading children; evacuation procedures; safety reminders; behavior management; moderate and serious risk non-compliances; required and sample forms, and training requirements.