Cavity Free Kids

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Course Number
SB.FF.CFK
Overview
Cavity Free Kids™ training is an oral health professional development program for all early care and education or health teachers. This two hour Cavity Free Kids™ training includes a rich collection of lessons, activities, stories, songs, and other resources that actively engage young children in fun-filled, play-based learning, and helps parents and teachers practice good oral health habits. Lessons and activities can be adapted to the ages and developmental stages of the children in your care.  

Clock Hours
2


Course Delivery Method
Face to Face. See information below about how to register.

Target Audience
Infant-toddler staff, Early Childhood teachers and directors, Health educators

Recommendations
Participants will bring their own health knowledge and experiences to this session. The Cavity Free Kids™ training is designed to respect individuals' experiences while teaching them to look at oral health in new ways.

Fee

This training is offered at no cost to programs.



Objective

Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

  • name the five basics of oral health
  • develop an individualized action plan to easily incorporate Cavity Free Kids™ into your work with children and in your conversations with families
  • identify what causes cavities and be able to demonstrate three different activities with children and families to support cavity prevention within cultural preferences 

This training aligns to the Colorado's Competencies for Early Childhood Educators and Administrators:

  • Health, Safety, and Nutrition 8.1: Describes curriculum-based activities emphasizing the basics of nutrition, physical, and medical care.
  • Health, Safety, and Nutrition 8.2: Promotes and implements curriculum-based activities emphasizing the basics of nutrition, physical, and medical care.
  • Health, Safety, and Nutrition 15.1:  Identifies healthy and appropriate eating habits for children. Understands the role of culture in eating habits.
Registration
This course is available through Healthy Child Care Colorado. Please visit the organization's website to register for this course or to schedule a training for your program
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You may also contact Healthy Child Care Colorado by phone, (303) 339-6800, or email, info@healthychildcare.org.

Last Updated 7/26/2019

Additional Information

This course has been recognized as aligned to The Colorado Competencies and meeting best practice standards for adult instruction through the Colorado Shines PDIS Training Alignment Process. The Rules Regulating Child Care Facilities, issued by the Division of Early Care and Learning, Colorado Department of Human Services, take precedence over any course content.

To view Colorado Child Care Facility Licensing Rules:   http://www.coloradoofficeofearlychildhood.com/rulesandregulations

For more information, contact your child care licensing specialist.  

Please note, instructors will mark your attendance and course completion in the Colorado Shines PDIS within seven days of the course event date. Paper certificates might not be issued at this training. You may confirm your course completion, view, and print an online certificate through My Dashboard – My PDIS Transcript menu navigation of the Colorado Shines PDIS. Please do not upload a course certificate that is already linked to your Colorado Shines PDIS account as this may delay processing of professional credentials.

Course Hours
2.00

Scheduled Event(s) for this Course
Overview
This course is available through Healthy Child Care Colorado. Please visit the organization's website to register for this course or to schedule a training for your program.You may also contact Healthy Child Care Colorado by phone, (303) 339-6800, or email, info@healthychildcare.org.

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