Caring for Our Children Basics Health and Safety Standards Alignment Tool for Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes

Caring for Our Children Basics (CFOCB)1 represents the minimum health and safety standards experts believe should be in place where children are cared for outside their own homes, whether in a home-based program or center-based facility. It does not, however, represent all standards that should be present to achieve the highest quality of care and early learning. For example, the caregiver training requirements outlined in these standards are designed only to prevent harm to children, not to ensure children’s optimal development and learning.

Publication Date: 
June 1, 2016
Resource Type: 
Resource Guide
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