Welcome to the DHS Webinar for Re-opening Child Care in Rhode Island.
To complete the requirement of viewing this DHS module you will need to complete three tasks. In Task 1 you will watch the DHS webinar. In Task 2 you will review the DHS handouts and resources. In Task 3 you will complete a survey.
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Task 1: Watch the DHS Webinar
Task 2: Review DHS Handouts and Resources
- Download and view the DHS Handout (PDF)
- Download and complete the COVID-19 Child Care Plan (PDF)
- Download and view the FAQ’s (PDF)
- Download and view the COVID- 19 Licensing Regulations (PDF)
- Download and save the COVID-19 Screening Tool (PDF)
Task 3: Complete the Online Survey
Once you have viewed the webinar, DHS Guidance for Re-opening Child Care in Rhode Island, and reviewed the handouts and resources, you must complete and submit the online survey to receive a certificate of completion verifying your 2 PD hours.
To obtain a certificate of completion, you must:
- Have an active online account with the Center for Early Learning Professionals. If you do not have an account, please sign up here.
- Complete and submit the online survey on DHS Guidance for Re-opening Child Care.
- Once we receive your completed survey, your certificate will be available for download (within seven to 10 days) from the “My Course History” section of your account in the Center’s data system.
- Download and save the COVID-19 Template to help you complete your COVID-19 Child Care Plan for DHS (fillable PDF)
- View the Health and Safety Guidance for Child Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic (webpage)
- Submit completed DHS COVID-19 Child Care Plan and attachments by email to: DHS.Childcarelicensing@dhs.ri.gov or by mail to: DHS, 25 Howard Avenue, Building 57, 4th Floor, Cranston, RI 02920, Attn: (your licensor or Nicole Chiello), Licensing Unit
- For more information, technical assistance, or help with completing your plan, contact the InfoLine at the Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 401-736-9020.