Course Information Note: This online course is intended to follow the course titled, 'Part 1-Transporting Children Safely in Child Care.' If you have already completed Part 1, you may get an additional two credits for taking Part 2. Both courses meet the new requirement that child care workers have an additional two hours of credit in transportation safety. Part 2-Transporting Children Safely in Child Care is a 3-part series designed to provide child care providers with additional knowledge on safe transportation including accountability during trips, correct selection, usage, and installation of child safety seats in vans and buses as well as passenger vehicles. Information on protecting children in and around vehicles is also reviewed. This online training course qualifies for 2 clock hours of credit and meets the requirements for two hours of transportation safety education as mandated by Jacob's Law. The courses must be taken individually with each participant passing the test given at the end in order to earn a certificate of completion. Because of the strict testing requirement the course cannot be taken together in a group.
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This course covers emergency preparedness plans and is designed to help you understand the process of becoming prepared for emergencies that might affect your program. This fulfills one of the fundamental tasks of any child care provider – to create a safe and healthy environment for the children in your care.
- CourseChild Passenger Safety Tech Update 2022, Part 1 – Crash Outcomes for Children-Different Scenarios of Use/Misuse
This session discusses child restraint energy management, including load legs, European shoulder belt routing, anti-rebound features, crushable frames, internal side-impact protection, external side impact protection, and more. The course features instructor Joe Colella and is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUs.
- CourseChild Passenger Safety Tech Update 2022, Part 2 – Misuse and Best Practice: What Does the Latest Research Show?
A discussion of the effects of common misuse and combinations of misuse and its effect on pediatric injury. An analysis of the data was done to show which misuse is most dangerous for the different types of restraints including a comparison of injuries to children when using optimal restraints, suboptimal restraints and when unrestrained to see if the data supports current best practice recommendations.
- CourseChild Passenger Safety Tech Update 2022, Part 3 – Honey, Does This Car Seat Make My Rear Seat Look Small?
This session will explore the topic of using car seats in smaller vehicles. Some vehicles just aren’t suited for car seat use, while other times we can make adjustments to the vehicle and/or select certain car seats to improve compatibility. And, naturally, when multiple car seats are used in one vehicle, fit can become a problem, even in vehicles that aren’t considered tiny. Technicians will learn about general tips and explore some specific examples.
This course provides information for certified child passenger safety technicians who wish to stay current in their technical knowledge. The course, presented in video format, features instructor and LATCH Manual author Denise Donaldson. This course is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUS for re-certification.
A discussion of car seats priced under $150 using a popular interactive game format to explore the different seats available and their features including specifics about their weight and height limits.