Health & Safety for Directors

All new directors of day care centers or school age child care programs hired on or after October 1, 2017, will be required to complete an OCFS 15-hour health and safety classroom training, either pre-service or within three months of their start date as director. Current directors who have not completed the Foundations in Health and Safety e-Learning by September 30, 2017, will also be required to complete the OCFS 15-hour health and safety classroom training. There is a cost associated with this training. The goal for this training is to provide DCC and SACC directors with information on best practices that lead to high quality child care. 

Dates: Thursday, November 1 Monday, November 5, 2018

Times: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cost: $225.00

You will need to first register for this course on the Professional Development Program website. Search by program (Health & Safety) and by region (Buffalo). Once you have registered on the PDP website, you will receive an email with information about how to pay for the course. The Health & Safety Training is eligible for reimbursement through the Educational Incentive Program. For more information, contact email Michelle ( or call her at (716) 877-6666 ext. 3015.

*Please note that this course will be done over 2 sessions; you must attend both sessions to receive credit for this course!*

November 1st, 2018 9:00 AM through  5:00 PM
1000 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216
United States
Phone: (716) 877-6666
Event Fee(s)
Fee $ 225.00
CCRN Event Fields
Event External ID HSD08-15
Class Language English
OCFS Topic Areas 1. Principles of childhood development, 2. Nutrition and health needs of children, 3. Child day care program development, 4. Safety and security procedures including communication between parents and staff, 5. Business record maintenance and management, 6. Child abuse and maltreatment identification and prevention, 9. Shaken baby syndrome
CBK Topic Areas Child Growth and Development, Environment and Curriculum, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Professionalism and Leadership, Administration and Management
Training Provider CCRN
Time 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hours 15
Instructor Michelle Wilson
Trainer ASPIRE ID 287
Training Level
Training County Erie County