Keeping young children safe and healthy is the primary requirement of all adult caretakers. Individuals working with young children in settings such as child care, foster care, and other social services need quality information on how to keep children safe.
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This course is approved by the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Precautions for Children
Special Precautions by Age Group
Section 3: Common Hazards
Germs, Viruses, and Infections
Improper Car Seating
The Sun and its Rays
Section 4: Poisoning Hazards
Section 5: Playgrounds and Supervision
Appropriate Equipment and Materials by Age
Playground Areas for Infants to 2-Year Olds
Playground Areas for 2-5 Year Olds
Playground Areas for 5-12 Year Olds
Section 6: Conclusion
Pamela Green is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Registered Play Therapist. She has devoted over thirteen years to helping children and families within vulnerable populations heal from and overcome the many obstacles they face. As a Play Therapist, she has successfully engaged children using their primary language of play to express, process, and heal from numerous adverse life experiences. Pam also has extensive experience in Crisis Intervention as she was an Intensive Family Intervention Team Leader for five years and spent several years working with a Domestic Violence Intervention Program as an advocate and a therapist to help survivors heal from their traumatic experiences, navigate legal systems, and access much-needed resources to change their lives for the better. Pam also provided clinical direction and supervision as zone leader for a 10-county, community mental health agency for several years. In addition, she has experience in work rehabilitation for people with disabilities across a range of ages and disability types and is knowledgeable of the many facets of the process to help people with disabilities become gainfully employed. Pam joined the Relias team as a subject matter expert in 2020. Disclosure: Pamela Green, LCSW RPT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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