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In general, seek caregivers who are trained in child care issues
as well as educated in child growth and development. Specific recommendations vary by position and type of child
care facility. Directors should have a
college degree, have experience in child care, and provide ongoing training
opportunities for all staff.
Ask the following questions about the child care providers of group
Other Works Consulted
American Academy of Pediatrics et al. (2011). Staffing. In Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards—Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 3rd ed., pp. 2–45. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofJune 30, 2016
Current as of:
June 30, 2016
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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