The Department of Children and Families Office of Child Care Regulation is offering a new online course, Opening a Family Child Care Home Program. The goal of this course is to provide individuals with an overview of opening a family child care home program in Florida. Upon completion of this course, child care professionals will be able to:
Describe the responsibilities of a family child care provider
Analyze the need for a family child care home in your area and what services are needed
Establish goals and a guiding philosophy for your family child care home
Identify the operational requirements of opening a family child care home
Develop finance and budget management plans for the program
Identify elements of program structure that need to be developed that may cause delays in the development of literacy
Additionally, 0.3 CEUs may be earned for completing this three-hour course.