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FCCERS-Overview (Family Child Care Environment Rating Scales)
June 10, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
**This Overview Session is for Family Childcare Homes participating in the Self Assessment ONLY** Are you thinking about going through the scales to increase your star rated license? Is the window open for a visit from the Assessor? A thorough revision of the FCCERS, designed to assess family child care programs conducted in a provider’s home for children from infancy through school-age. The new for the revised edition: accommodates the wider age range often found in family child care programs, offers a deeper focus on sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic diversity, the special needs of exceptional children have been added to the main scale items and indicators, an additional subscale called ‘Program Structure”, an expanded score sheet that includes space and forms to collect specific information needed for accurate scoring and a new layout, with each item on a separate page along with the notes for clarification and questions. At the conclusion, learners will be able to re-evaluate and adjust their program based on the scale to improve the family childcare learning environment. Instructor will assess knowledge gained through feedback provided during presentation. (2 DCDEE contact hour credits – CHCs) $10 **This is an ONLINE class. This course is accessible from any electronic device that is connected to the internet, such as a smart phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. An email address is required.