This two-hour course is for educators and caregivers working with children ages 0-12. The early relationships children form with parents, teachers, and caregivers profoundly impacts their development on all levels: physical, cognitive, social, and emotional. Therefore, as an educator and caregiver, understanding child development is vital to fostering nurturing and supportive early learning experiences for each child in your care.

CKC: 2 hours in Human Growth and Development

This course is designed to provide basic health and safety training for child care providers in Oregon. Staff working with children at licensed facilities are required to complete this course. Click the title, Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety, to start the course.

CKC: 2 hours in Health, Safety and Nutrition.

You may be thinking about a new career opportunity: operating a registered family child care business in your home. This overview will help you answer the question: Is licensed child care the right path for me? If you decide it IS the right path for you, then you’ll want to register for and complete the Part 2, in-person training, where you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to set-up and run a registered family child care in your home.


Welcome to the ODHS Child Care Provider Orientation, Part 1. This orientation is one of two required trainings that will let you know what is required of you to become an Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) License Exempt Child Care Provider. 

CKC: 2 hours in Program Management.

How to prevent, reduce, and respond to childhood illnesses and food allergies in child care settings.

CKC: 1 hour in Health, Safety and Nutrition.

Child care and education providers are among those persons who are mandatory reporters of suspected incidents of child abuse and neglect in the state of Oregon. Participants will learn the process for reporting incidents of child abuse or neglect.

CKC: 2 hours in Health, Safety and Nutrition.

The goal of this training is to provide Early Educators with an opportunity to learn about safe sleep practices and to identify and prevent risks to the babies in your child care program.

CKC: 1 hour in Health, Safety and Nutrition.