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Trainings for Illinois DCFS Licensing

 

Trainings Offered by Gateways i-learning System:

 

A Preventable Tragedy: Shaken Baby Syndrome

 

A Preventable Tragedy: Shaken Baby Syndrome

 

Una Tragedia Evitable : Síndrome de Bebé Sacudido

 

This online training will discuss the signs, symptoms, causes, triggers, prevention and long term effects of Shaken Baby Syndrome.

 

Audience: All (offered in English and Spanish)

Content Hours: 1

Enrollment: SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome Information

 

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and the Child Care Profession

 

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and the Child Care Profession

 

Síndrome de Muerte Súbita

 

This online training will discuss Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the behaviors that increase the risk of SIDS, safe sleep-ing habits, licensing standards, and resources to help you reduce the risk of SIDS for infants in your care.

 

Audience: All (offered in English and Spanish)

Content Hours: 1

Enrollment: SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome Information

 

Welcoming Each & Every Child

This course provides information on caring for children with special needs in typical child care settings. The training helps increase the knowledge and comfort level of participants to enhance their ability to care for young children with disabilities in early childhood environments. It will discuss adaptations and modifications that will assist all children to participate in activities. This meets the DCFS requirement for early childhood providers in special care inclusion training. 

 

Audience: All

Content Hours: 7.5

Enrollment: You may enter this course by enrolling at http://elearning.ilgateways.com/course/view.php?id=34   or

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Links to Trainings Offered by DCFS:

 

Day Care Home Licensing Orientation Course (available on DCFS site)

The purpose of the orientation is to educate potential day care home providers about the rules and procedures that govern day care homes and the license application process. It's also to help you decide if becoming a day care home provider is right for you and if you meet the licensing requirements mandated by DCFS.

This training includes:

1. An Eligibility Questionnaire (43 Yes/No questions)

2. 60-90 minutes of self-paced interactive training

3. A Post-Training Assessment (10 multiple-choice questions)

4. A Course Evaluation

5. A Certificate of Completion (which must be printed at time of completion)

 

Audience: New Applicants Only

Content Hours: 3

Enrollment: Open

Questions: Contact (217)785-5689 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Mandated Reporter Training Course (available on DCFS site)

Everyone who suspects child abuse or neglect should call the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Child Abuse Hotline to make a report, but Mandated Reporters are required by law to do so. The purpose of this online course is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse.

 

Audience: All

Content Hours: 2

Enrollment: Open

Questions: Contact (217)785-5689 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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