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Georgia Health and Safety Orientation Certificate - 10 Hours

This 10-hour certificate program provides basic information and recommended practices for the following core health and safety content areas from the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG). Topics include: Indoor/Outdoor Safety; Handling and Storage of Hazardous Materials; Transportation and Field Trip Safety; SIDS and SUIDS Prevention; Shaken Baby Syndrome; Preventing and Managing Infectious Diseases; Food Allergies; Medication Administration; and Emergency and Disaster Preparedness. In addition, this course provides basic information and recommended practices in recognizing and reporting child abuse and the responsibilities of mandated reporters. The program also explores developmental milestones that occur in early childhood and ways that teachers can promote development across all domains of learning. The program is comprised of three (3) individual courses that total 10 hours of training.

Upon satisfactorily completing the Georgia Health and Safety Orientation Certificate, students should be able to:

  • Recall health and safety requirements designed to keep children safe from hazards.
  • Identify ways to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment.
  • Identify details related to recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect.
  • Recognize their role as a mandated reporter and steps to report suspected abuse and neglect.
  • Recall important developmental milestones that children experience in early childhood.
  • Identify learning opportunities that promote children’s development across all domains of learning.

Students enrolled in the Georgia Health and Safety Orientation Certificate are assessed using the following methods:

  • Competency-based multiple-choice questions
  • End-of-course quizzes in multiple-choice format – Students must pass each quiz with a grade of 70% or better to complete the course
  • Student activities and/or observations with written feedback
  • Student reflection
  • Case studies
  • Cumulative Final Exam in multiple-choice format – Students must pass with a grade of 70% or better to complete the health and safety certificate program
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have access to a computer and printer
  • Must have a valid email address
  • Must have access to the Internet through a CCEI supported JavaScript enabled web browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.)
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write well enough in the language the course is presented in to understand and complete the course material
  • Course(s) within this health and safety program require observation, assessment, and practical application of learning principles in an early childhood learning environment. Students must be working in or have access to an early childhood environment to successfully complete these course(s).

Textbook Information: No textbook is required to complete this health and safety certificate program.

Prospective students are strongly encouraged to check with their licensing representatives to determine each program’s applicability toward state requirements.

Setting: Infant-Toddler, Preschool, Family Child Care, and School-Age Care
Program Code: 5110-GA
Program Length: 10 hours
IACET CEU Value: 1.0 CEU’s
Program Start Date: Rolling Enrollment – Start Anytime
Program End Date: 90 days from enrollment date
Tuition Cost: $49

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