According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 12,175 children aged 0 to 19 die each year due to an unintentional injury. Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for children in the United States. Types of unintentional injuries include but are not limited to motor vehicle incidents, drowning, suffocation, fire, and poisoning. National Child Safety and Protection Month recognizes these potential dangers and focuses on prevention. Here are some ways to prevent injuries in your day to day life: Food Safety: When using a stove, try to use the back burners with the pot handles facing towards the back of the stove. This prevents young children from reaching the hot contents on the stove. Motor Vehicle Safety: […]
Finding the Right Staff
Hiring and training new team members can be costly and time consuming. High turnover can have a negative impact on employee morale, productivity, and company revenue. From creating a solid application to placing ads to conducting interviews, this training will guide users in creating an effective hiring process that will build a cohesive team with longevity.View the Course Description
Meet Christine Schmidt
Christine Schmidt holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in School-Aged Care and has worked in afterschool care for over 30 years. In the past, she has held the positions of AfterSchool Director, Out of School Time Specialist, Accreditation Manager for the National AfterSchool Association, and Step Up To Quality Approved Trainer. Christine is also the owner of 2 CR Solutions, LTD as well as the author of three books; Great After School Programs and Spaces that WOW!, The Childcare Director's Complete Guide, and Developing Social Competency in Young Children (coming out in 2019).
Christine says that the variety of positions she has held throughout her life have increased her understanding of individual circumstances and has allowed her to adapt quickly to any challenge that faces her. AIR Childcare Training Solutions is proud to add Christine as one of our Authors. Please check out her courses, EFFECTIVE STAFF EVALUATIONS and FINDING THE RIGHT STAFF.