Child Care Aware of Kentucky offers a variety of trainings to meet professional development needs to individuals in the field of early childhood. All trainings are web-based online and are offered through the HDI Online Learning Center.
Trainings that are not informational meet requirements for the Division of Child Care (DCC) for early care and education clock hours or how to train other adults hours.
Early Care, Education, and Intervention Trainings
These trainings are designed for professionals who work with children in early childhood settings. Unless informational they meet requirements for the Division of Child Care (DCC) for annual licensing requirements and ALL STARS.
These trainings are designed for Kentucky Early Care and Education Credentialed trainers. Unless informational they meet requirements for the Division of Child Care (DCC) for renewal of their trainer’s credential.
ECE 124: Help! How do I Teach My Children Self-Regulation? (1 hour)
Target Audience: Early Care and Education.
This 1-hour course is an introduction to understanding self-regulation in young children.
💲Free with code “AprilFreebie”
ECE 125: Introduction to the Kentucky Strengthening Families Initiative (1.5 hours)
Target Audience: Professionals Working With Families
This training will introduce participants to the Kentucky Strengthening Families (KYSF) Initiative and share ways to apply components of this approach to any setting that serves young children and their families. Participants will learn the importance of the Kentucky Strengthening Families Initiative, including the six (6) Guiding Premises, the six (6) Protective Factors, how to change their perspective when working with families, and identify Protective Factors that they would like to strengthen within their organization and their work with families.
💲Free! No code necessary
ECE 140: Kentucky Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns (1 hour)
Target Audience: Early Care and Education
As an early care and education provider, you play a critical role in the health and wellbeing of children. You are also very well positioned to help identify children who might need extra help in their development. This online training course, Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns, will help you fulfill this role by providing tools and best practices for monitoring the development of children in your care and talking about it with their parents. The Kentucky version of this training adds a section on Kentucky resources, and upon course completion, you will be issued 1 early care and education clock hour in ECE-TRIS.
💲Free! No code necessary
ECE 010: Early Care Orientation Online
With CPR and First Aid Training
💲30 💳 💻Online Only
This course is the mandatory 6-hour orientation for new early childhood staff.
ECOOL Registration for Staff
This option is available for child care programs enrolling a staff member or multiple staff.