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Two Reasons Why You Need a Staff Babysitting Policy

Holly Elissa Bruno with host Brian Crowe

pic If your staff provides after hours babysiting services to the families you serve, your center can become liable. Tune in and find out what policies you need to put in place and how to set them up properly.
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Giving References Without Getting Sued

Holly Elissa Bruno with Brian Crowe

pic Checking references on proposed job applicants is a tricky part of the child care business. Employers who say too much can wind up in court. This limits what you can say when references are requested and what you'll get when you seek references yourself. Here are the basics you need to know.
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Dealing with Intoxicated Parents

Holly Elissa Bruno with Brian Crowe

pic The holidays will rapidly be upon us. Regretfully the prospect of intoxicated parents showing up to pick up children is real and occurs more frequently than many imagine. This segment discusses the responsibilities, legalities and best practices for dealing with intoxicated parents.
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Proposed Early Learning Challenge Fund

Dr. Ruth Friedman with host Eric Karolak

pic Game changing competitive grant promises new funding for birth to five programs. It will come with new standards and responsibilities. Dr. Ruth Friedman, Senior Education Policy Advisor with the House Committee on Education and Labor, brings us the details.
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The DNA of Quality Chid Care Providers

Diane Trister Dodge with host Linda Geigle

pic There are many advantages to the family child care setting. In this segment Diane Trister Dodge outlines the benefits of the family child care option and identifies several features that distinguish high quality family care providers
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