Child Care Regulation Information for Providers Here are some resources and links to help child care providers find valuable information about child care licenses and certification, background checks, child safety, immunizations, child care subsidy, and much more. Provider Customer Satisfaction Survey - please take a few minutes to complete your anonymous survey. (This survey is for licensed programs only.) Background Checks Licensing Background Check Requirements Certification Background Check Requirements Understanding Child Care Background Checks Computer-based Training Child Care Background Checks: Using the Provider Portal Computer-based Training Child Health Cleaning, Sanitizing, & Disinfecting in Child Care Settings (DCF-P-5201) Communicable Disease Facts Immunizations Keeping Children Safe During the Summer Months Lead-Safe Wisconsin Guidance for Child Care Providers: Regarding Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Child Care Settings (DHS PDF) Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Collaborative Programs Collaborative Child Care Programs FAQs Financing Community Approaches to 4K Emergency Planning Caring for Our Children: National Health & Safety Performance Standards - Chapter 9.2.4. Emergency/Security Policies & Plans Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: Caring for Children in a Disaster Child Care Resources for Disaster and Emergencies Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center - Safety Practices Early Childhood Education Linkage System: Emergency Plan Checklist Emergency Preparedness Resources for Child Care Programs Emergency Preparedness Manual for Early Childhood Programs Model Child Care Health Policies: Emergencies and Disasters Pennsylvanian Emergency Management Agency: Child Care Facility Tool Kit Forms & Publications Licensing Forms & Publications Certification Forms & Publications Homelessness DCF offers a wide variety of resources for families experiencing homelessness. Inclusion Early Childhood Inclusion Recalls CPSC Child Safety Child Care Safety Restraints U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Resources Child Care Resources & Related Links Starting a Licensed Child Care Center Continuing Education Resources for Certified Providers Rules Certification Rule Licensing Rules & Manuals Most Frequently Cited Licensing Violations Serious Rule Violations in Licensed Child Care Training The Department of Children and Families has approved non-credit courses that meet entry-level training for child care workers. The courses are competency-based and each approved agency offering a course must ensure that students can demonstrate their understanding of the subject matter before issuing a certificate of completion. These courses will meet the requirements under DCF 250 (Licensing Rules for Family Child Care Centers) and DCF 251 (Licensing Rules for Group Child Care Centers). The names of the Department-approved entry-level courses are: Introduction to the Child Care Profession (replaced Early Childhood 1) Fundamentals of Infant and Toddler Care (replaced Infant/Toddler) Fundamentals of Family Child Care Skills and Strategies for the Child Care Teacher (replaced Early Childhood 2) 10-hour Administrator 10-hour School-Age Assistant Child Care Worker Information regarding the non-credit entry-level courses and other training is located in the following documents: Acceptable entry level training alternatives for early childhood professionals Acceptable entry level training alternative for school-age professionals Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Child Safety Alarms in Child Care Vehicles (PowerPoint Presentation with Notes) Converting Credits to Hours of Training CPR - Approved Providers & Courses DCF Approved Agencies Offering Non-Credit Child Care Courses (DCF-P-5202) Entry-Level Non-Credit Courses for Licensed Child Care Centers (DCF-P-PFS4091) - English / Hmong / Spanish Entry-Level Requirements for Group Child Care Centers (DCF-P-66) Inclusion Modules Licensed Day Camps Training (Computer-based training video) Mandated Reporter Online Training Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Training Reading a Registry Certificate Vehicle Safety Alarm Requirements Vehicle Safety Alarms Training (Computer-based training video) Please contact your licensing specialist if you have any questions. Vehicles Wisconsin Child Passenger Safety Law Child Safety Seats Request Your Own Driving Record Vehicle Safety Alarm Requirements Vehicle Safety Alarms Training (Computer-based training video) Child Safety Alarms in Child Care Vehicles (PowerPoint Presentation with Notes) Use of 10+ Passenger Vans to Transport Children to and From School Child Care Provider Portal (CCPP) The Child Care Provider Portal (CCPP) enables child care providers and centers to access information on the MyWIChildCare authorizations and payments. View the Child Care Provider Portal Information for further information. View or download the Child Care Provider Portal User Guide. Request access to the CCPP.