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Over 300 Licensed Child Care Homes
Serving All Jefferson County
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Families looking for childcare can find child care providers in their zip code area. There is a description about each provider and their child care program. 

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Meetings and Trainings

JCCCA Monthly Meetings! Come join us at our monthly meetings for quality re-certification training classes (1 1/2 – 2 hours credit given each month). A short business meeting and lots of opportunities to discuss the child care profession with other providers abound at the meetings. Bring a potluck dish to share!

Meetings Held @ Clements Community Center

1580 Yarrow Street, Lakewood

6:30 PM until 9:15 PM

MEETING DATES/TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

After a short informative business meeting a potluck dinner is served. Vendors with provider and child care related products are available for shopping. Following dinner, a training is presented with quality speakers. 1 1/2 to 2 hours training credit are given at each meeting for the training. These credits meet the requirements for Early Childhood licensing renewal requirements.

  • April 26, 2017 – Monthly Meeting: THE ART OF STORY IN LIFE & WORK – Participants will learn what it means to acknowledge our own life stories in a way that offers the children we work with empathy, compassion, growth & laughter.
  • May 24, 2017 – Monthly Meeting: CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS & FAMILY ENGAGEMENT 1 – An overview of cultural responsiveness and how it relates to providing quality early care and education to children and families.  Learners will be able to; define culture and cultural responsiveness; describe the Cultural Proficiency Continuum and recognize culturally responsive practices; explore your own cultural identity; describe the importance and role of cultural responsiveness in providing quality services to children and families. This is a Colorado Shines Level 2 training.
  • June 28, 2017 – Monthly Meeting: LANGUAGE FROM BIRTH TO 5 YEARS: TYPICAL DEVELOPMENT & RED FLAGS – This training will cover milestones of typical language development from birth through age five in the different language domains.  Atypical development, common disorders & when to refer will be discussed.
  • July – No Meeting
  • August 23, 2017: PROVIDER SAFETY – Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department will be presenting information on personal & business safety while providing care in your home.
  • September 27, 2017: SAFE SLEEP FOR INFANTS – This training will cover the definition of SIDS and SUID, why safe sleep is important, what you can do to prevent SIDS/SUID, and parent education resources.  The trainer is approved by the Colorado Office of Early Childhood and the training will fulfill licensing regulation 7.707.75G.
  • October 25, 2017: TBA
  • November 15, 2017: CRAFT EXTRAGAZNA – Come spend the evening learning & making new crafts you can use in your program.

County Associations

Training:

For a list of the most current Licensed Child Care Provider training requirements CLICK HERE

~Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by JCCCA~

State Licensing Requirements:

For a list of the most current Licensed Child Care Provider training requirements CLICK HERE

For the required Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response training (Reg. 7.701.100A) CLICK HERE

For the “Mandatory Reporter” class that fulfills the Recognition & Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect training (Reg. 7.707.32A11 Mandatory Reporter) CLICK HERE

First Aid, CPR, & Medication Training Courses:

To find a full list of Division of Early Care and Learning approved training vendors for First Aid and CPR; Medication Administration; and Standard Precautions CLICK HERE

~Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by JCCCA~