IDHS Required Training for all Child Care Assistance Program Providers
By now you have received the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Announcement to Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) providers regarding the health, safety and child development training that must be completed by all providers who care for CCAP Funded children. The most recent communication from IDHS announced a deadline extension. No completion date has been released at this time, but IDHS and the i-learning system encourage you to complete the training as early as possible to ensure you meet the requirements on time.
The federal government is now requiring that child care providers complete specific health, safety and child development training, have current CPR/First Aid certification and complete annual training hours. All providers participating in CCAP will have minimum training requirements as a result of the federal legislation.This page provides comprehensive resources to answer questions you may have about the training requirements and how to meet them. Please review this page carefully before contacting DHS, your local CCR&R, INCCRRA, Gateways i-learning, or Gateways to Opportunity.
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