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Caring for our Children - Third Edition



Caring for Our Children - National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Early Care and Early Education Programs

A publication from American Academy of Pediatrics; American Public Health Association; and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education

The new 3rd edition contains updated guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in all types of early care and education settings - centers and family child care homes.

Features 10 chapters of 650+ standards including a new Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs standards

  • Includes standards in all areas
  • Expanded discussion of all standards
  • Easy-to-read 2-column format
  • Includes updated information on the new USDA MyPlate program

Chapters include

  • Staffing
  • Program Activities for Health Development
  • Healthy Promotion and Protection
  • Nutrition and Food Service
  • Facilities, Supplies and Equipment
  • Playgrounds and Transportation
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Administration
  • Licensing and Community Action

    ISBN: 978-158110483-7

    Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics; American Public Health Association; and National Resource Center for

    Format: Soft cover

    Edition: Third

    Pages: 500est.

    Publishing Date: 06/11


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Member Price: $ 49.50
Non-Member Price: $ 55.00
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