Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

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Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Training for Child Care Providers



Wisconsin's Prevent Violence Against Children Act requires child care providers and preschool teachers to attend an approved training on Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention. See Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for Child Care Providers to learn more about this training opportunity.

If you are a child care provider planning to take SBS Prevention training, please check the List of Authorized Trainers for Child Care Provider Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Training to make sure the person offering the training is approved. Otherwise your training will not meet the requirement. 

To find a source of training, try:

If you would like to become an approved trainer - qualified to train other child care providers using the approved SBS Curriculum - you must attend a 3-hour train-the-trainer session offered by a Child Care Resource & Referral Agency.

If you have questions about the SBS training requirement after reading the Frequently Asked Questions, please contact your certifier or licensing specialist for further assistance.