to become a Specialized Care Provider?
YES Once the Child Development Division recognizes your program as a Specialized Care Provider, you may take
online classes or courses to meet the
advanced specialized care provider training requirements, which you need in order to maintain your status as a specialized care child care provider.
online course needs to meet 2 requirements to count as advanced specialized training:
a) either it is a college course or it is an online course sponsored by an organization Northern Lights has approved. See the list of approved online sponsors
b) the content is approved by your regional RDS or the CDD office to meet the advanced specialized care criteria.
P.S. Coming soon: a new fully online 2.5 hour mandated reporter training- with great information - free of charge! This will help meet the requirement for all professionals who work with children and families and need this training.