Resource Materials for Child Care Providers Guidelines for new providers, each a few pages in length Some related to licensed family child care, some to group center care, most to both Developed by Child Care Licensing Specialists, Supporting Families Together Association (SFTA), Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies in Madison and Milwaukee, other state agencies Single print copies available to any Wisconsin child care provider or educator, and multiple copies of brochures for parents Click the categories below to locate materials for download Providers may use a catalog to order free print copies from CCIC – or print, fill out, and send an order form E. Resource List - DCF 250/251 Appendix J Agencies Approved to Offer Non-Credit Entry-Level Training Credit to Hours Conversion – Technical Colleges and Universities Caregiver Background Checks – Frequently Asked Questions Collaborative Child Care Programs – Frequently Asked Questions Wisconsin Child Care Administrator Credential The Registry Career Levels Together Children Grow – Quality Child Care for Children with Special Needs Spanish It Shouldn’t Hurt to Be a Child…Report Child Abuse and Neglect Spanish Center Medication and Injury Log - Directions for Use Spanish Suggested Procedures for Warming Refrigerated Infant Formula Get Medical Help Immediately Wisconsin Communicable Diseases Chart + order info (Exclusion Guidelines replaced by #12) Car Safety Seat Information Spanish Common Plants – What’s Poisonous and What’s Not Fact Sheet on Universal Precautions & Standard Precautions for Child Care Centers OSHA Regulations on Bloodborne Pathogens (Approved Sanitizer List replaced by #23) Transporting Children in 10+ Passenger Vans to and from School Early Years Are Learning Years – Time Out for “Time-Out” Managing Crying, Fussing, or Distraught Children (information packet) Child Care Weather Watch - Wisconsin Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting in Child Care Settings Renovate Right – Important Lead Hazard Information Safe Food Storage Entry Level Courses – Early Childhood Professionals Entry Level Courses – School-age Professionals Ten Steps to Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Centers A. Group Child Care Policy Guidelines Policy Checklist – Group Child Care Centers Safe Sleep Policy for Infants in Child Care AA. Family Child Care Policy Sample In PDF to read or print In Microsoft Word with shaded areas to fill in, save and print B. Administration 10. I'll Be Back for You Spanish (how to ease a child's transition into child care/preschool) 11. List of Key Early Childhood Organizations in Wisconsin 14. Child Care Funding Directory 16. Liability Insurance for Child Care Providers 17. Child Care Tax Credits – Information for Parents 18. Federal Tax Information for a Family Child Care Business C. Health and Safety 14. Suggestions for Fire Protection 15. Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules 17. First Aid Chart 19. Disinfectants 20. Manual Dishwashing Procedure 21. Handwashing 23. Diapering and Handwashing 30. Safe Sleep for Your Baby: Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Spanish 32. Foods Not Recommended for Children Under 4 Years of Age 33. Lead in Drinking Water Spanish D. Equipment 26. List of Suggested Items for Opening a Family Child Care Center 27. Play Equipment Guide F. Child Guidance and Positive Discipline 41. Five Tips for Guiding Children’s Behavior 42. Guidance Techniques that Work 43. Love at First Bite 44. Love and Learn (English or Spanish) 45. Helping Young Children Learn Self-Control H. Brochures for Parents on Selecting and Evaluating Child Care 1. Your Guide to Regulated Child Care: Your Summary of the Child Care Rules Hmong Spanish This guide for parents summarizes the child care rules. Licensed and certified child care providers are required to give this form to the parents of each child upon enrollment. You are encouraged to print this yourself as needed on letter-size paper. 3. Your Guide to Choosing Child Care Spanish This brochure gives pointers to parents on what to look for in choosing child care or evaluating the child care center or home they are already using, some of their responsibilities as parents and child care users, and how to contact Resource and Referral agencies, certifying agencies, and licensing field offices. I. Brochures for Parents on Child Rearing: Plain Talk Series How to Deal with an Angry Child Spanish How Children Grow Spanish How to Be a Perfect Parent Spanish Child Discipline Spanish Your 1 to 2 Year Old Spanish Your 2 to 3 Year Old Spanish Your 3 to 4 Year Old Spanish Your 4 to 5 Year Old Spanish Your 5 to 6 Year Old Spanish J. Brochures for Staff and Parents on Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention 2. Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Tips to Parents (bilingual) 3. What Is Child Abuse and Neglect? / Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect Spanish / Spanish 4. Safe, Adventurous and Loving -- 5-step anti-victim training process for grownups to teach children 5. What Parents Can Do About Stress Spanish 6. Have a Plan to Cope with Your Baby’s Crying (SBS crying card) Spanish - You may view or print an alternative brochure, Babies Cry, in English, Spanish or Hmong.