This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of emergency preparedness and response planning for center-based and home-based child care settings.
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This tool helps States and Territories begin or expand their emergency preparedness planning efforts to include other key partners in the State orTerritory. Links to additional information and contact information is also available for some of the agencies (marked with an asterisk).
This document is designed to help child care licensing administrators create emergency plans for their agencies. It provides guidance, questions, and additional resources to help States/Territories consider how the licensing agency will operate (e.g., communicate with staff, access data, and establish alternate work sites) and/or administer the licensing program (e.g., communicate with child care providers, waive licensing requirements, respond to the establishment of temporary facilities).
Emergency Preparedness and Child Care Facility Lockdowns: Examples of Licensing Regulations, Procedures, and Trainings
Child care facility lockdown licensing regulations, requirements, definitions, and procedures vary from State to State. States also vary in the trainings they offer programs regarding child care facility lockdowns and emergency preparedness.
This Webinar is part 6 in the CCSSSN’s series of Emergency Preparedness and Response Webinars. This 90-minute Webinar focuses on reducing the impact and trauma resulting from emergencies and disasters.
This document contains excerpts from state child care licensing regulations about emergency preparedness planning and response.
This Webinar is part 5 of 6 in the CCSSSN’s series of Emergency Preparedness and Response Webinars. This 90-minute Webinar highlights state and national examples of training and technical assistance support offered to child care providers.
Early care and education can play an important role in helping children overcome traumatic events. Child care providers and educators may be the first to recognize signs of distress in children and may have the resources to refer them for specialized help.
Emergency Preparedness and Response Webinar #4- Training and Technical Assistance Supports for Child Care Providers
This Webinar, “Training and Technical Assistance Supports for Child Care Providers” is part 4 of 6 in the Child Care State System Specialist Network’s (CCSSSN’s) series of Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) Planning Webinars.
Natural disasters and emergencies can be emotionally devastating and cause property damage that can be costly to repair. Child care programs are not immune to these risks and should plan and prepare for any event (minor as well as catastrophic) that may disrupt the day-to-day operations of their child care businesses. Emergency plans help ensure child care programs and staff are prepared to react in a manner that protects the safety of children and staff when an emergency occurs. This guide is available in English and en Español.