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Child Care

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Required trainings

Before you are approved: New license exempt child care providers must complete pre-service trainings before they can be listed and approved to receive payment through the Employment Related Day Care Program.​

After you are approved​: Once approved, license exempt child c​are providers must complete an orientation and ongoing trainings to continue receiving payments.


Pre-service health and safety trainings

Pre-service trainings must be completed before new child care providers can be listed and approved by ODHS.​

Training #1: Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety​

Required for: All license exempt providers

Format: Online

Course link: ​Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety training

Time needed: About 2 hours

The training covers:

  • Prevention and control of infectious diseases
  • Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleep practices
  • Administration of medication
  • Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
  • Building and physical premises safety
  • Prevention of shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma
  • Emergency preparedness and response planning
  • Handling and storage of hazardous materials and the disposal of bio-contaminants
  • Appropriate precautions in transporting children

Training #2: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Required for: All license exempt providers who are not related to all children in their care. This training is not required if you are a great-grandparent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or sibling not living in the home of the child.

Format: Online or in a classroom setting. Contact your local Child Care Resource and Referral Agency ​at 800-342-6712 to find a classroom training.

Course link: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Time needed: About 2 hours

Training #3: Infant First Aid and CPR

Required for: All license exempt providers who are not related to all children in their care. This training is not required if you are a great-grandparent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or sibling not living in the home of the child.

What is required: A current Infant First Aid and CPR certificate

  • ​If you do not have one, contact your local Child Care Resource and​ Referral Agency​ at 800-342-6712 for training dates.
  • You may be eligible for a short-term waiver if a training date is not ​readily available in your area.

Orientation (2​ parts)

Required for: All newly approved license exempt providers.

Timeline: Both parts must be completed within 90 days of the date you are approved by ODHS.

Format: Part 1 is online, and part 2 is in person. See the list below to find an orientation in your county.​

Part 1 covers:

  • The process to become listed and approved ​for ODHS payments
  • ODHS health and safety standards
  • Provider requirements
  • Basic billing practices

Part 2 covers:

  • The payment process
  • Program rules
  • Child care provider rights and responsibilities
  • Enhanced rate​ training options
  • Food program resources through the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Other resources and reimbursements available through public and private sources

Please note: If you do not take these required trainings within 90 days of ODHS approval, you can't continue to receive payment for child care. If this happens, you may be required to complete a new Child Care Provider Listing Form after you take the Orientation trainings.

Find an Orientation class in your county

  
Orientation Dates
Register, Location and Contact Information
Baker

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Call 458-214-0497 or email eoccr_baker@malesd.org.

Benton
For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Family Connections. Call 541-917-4899 or 800-845-1363 or email connect@linnbenton.edu.

Website: Family Resources and Education

Clackamas

September 15, 2022: 9 - 11 a.m.

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral

Registration and information: Call 503-675-4100 or email ccrr@clackesd.k12.or.us.

Location: 13455 SE 97th Ave, Clackamas, OR

Clatsop

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. For more information or to register, call 503-338-3369 or email nwregionalccrr@nwresd.k12.or.us.

Columbia

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and Information: Call 503-338-3369 or email: nwregionalccrr@nwresd.k12.or.us.

Location: 500 N Hwy 30, MTC Building, St. Helens, OR

Coos

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Care Connections - Southwestern Oregon Community College. Call 541-888-7957 or 800-611-7555 or email qualitychildcare@socc.edu.

Crook

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. For more information or to register, contact Neighbor Impact Child Care Resources. Call 541-548-2380 or email ccr@neighborimpact.org.

Curry

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Care Connections - Southwestern Oregon Community College. Call 541-813-1674 or 800-611-7555 or email qualitychildcare@socc.edu.

Deschutes

September 13, 2022: 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. For more information or to register, contact Neighbor Impact Child Care Resources by calling 541-548-2380 or 888-298-2672 or email ccr@neighborimpact.org.

Douglas

September 13, 2022 5:30 PM -7:30 PM

October 18, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Nov 8, 2022 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Dec 13, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Care, Connections & Education at 541-492-6608 or 541-672-2273(CARE). Classes are held monthly.

Gilliam

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Contact Child Care Partners, Columbia Gorge Community College. Call 541-506-6131 or 800-755-1143 or email ccp@cgcc.or.us.

Grant

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. To register or for more information, call 541-564-6878 or 800-559-5878 or email ccrr@umchs.org.

Harney

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Child Care Resource and Referral at 541-564-6878 or toll free at 800-559-5878 or email ccrr@umchs.org.

Hood River

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Child Care Partners, Columbia Gorge Community College. Call 541-506-6131 or email ccp@cgcc.or.us.

Jackson

Sep. 15, 2022: 3 - 4:30 p.m.

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Child Care Resource Network, Katrina McGrath at 541-776-8590 #1126 or 541-301-7760 (cell); for Spanish call Lorena Juarez at 541-776-8590 #1119 or email ccrn@soesd.k12.or.us.

Jefferson

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Neighbor Impact Child Care Resources. Call 541-548-2380 or 888-298-2672 or email ccr@neighborimpact.org. Se habla español - Diana Soto 541-323-6521.

Josephine

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Please pre-register and verify date and time.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Child Care Resource Network of Southern Oregon, Katrina McGrath at 541-776-8590 #1126; for Spanish call Lorena Juarez at 541-776-8590 #1119 or email ccrn@soesd.k12.or.us.

Klamath

Sep 13, 2022 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Oct 18, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM>p>

Nov 8, 2022 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Dec 13, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Care, Connections & Education at 541-492-6608 or 541-672-2273(CARE). Classes are held monthly.

Lake

Sep 13, 2022 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Oct 18, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Nov 8, 2022 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Dec 13, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Care, Connections & Education at 541-492-6608 or 541-672-2273(CARE). Classes are held monthly.

Lane

en Español:

Sep 17, 2022 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact the Quality Care Connections at 541-463-3954.

Lincoln

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Family Connections by phone at 541-497-4358 or 800-845-1363 or email connect@linnbenton.edu.

Website: Family Resources and Education

Linn

Sep 8, 2022 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Family Connections by phone at 541-917-4899 or 800-845-1363 or email connect@linnbenton.edu.

Website: Family Resources and Education

Malheur

Please pre-register for training

Registration and information: Call 541-709-5930 or email EOCCR_Baker@malesd.org.

Marion

Sep. 8, 2022: 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Oct 6, 2022 1:00 PM - 2L30 PM

Nov 3, 2022 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Dec 1, 2022 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Child Care Resource of Marion Polk and Yamhill Counties. Call 503-585-2491 or 800-289-5533 or email ccrrweb@mwvcaa.org.

Morrow

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Child Care Resource and Referral, Umatilla Morrow Head Start, Inc. Call 541-564-6878 or 800-559-5878 or email ccrr@umchs.org.

Multnomah

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Child Care Resource and Referral of Multnomah County. Call 503-491-6200 or 866-227-5529 or email info@ccrr-mc.org.

Website: www.ccrr-mc.org

Polk

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Contact Child Care Resource of Marion Polk and Yamhill Counties. Call 503-585-2491 or 800-289-5533 or email ccrrweb@mwvcaa.org.

Sherman

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Child Care Partners, Columbia Gorge Community College. Call 541-506-6131 or email ccp@cgcc.or.us.

Tillamook

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Call 503-815-4448 or email nwregionalccrr@nwresd.k12.or.us.

Umatilla

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Child Care Resource and Referral, Umatilla- Morrow Head Start, Inc. Call 541-564-6878 or 800-559-5878 or email ccrr@umchs.org.

Union

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Call 541-564-6878 or 800-559-5878 or email ccrr@umchs.org.

Wallowa

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Call 541-203-0339 or email EOCCR_Wallowa@malesd.org.

Wasco

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource and Referral.

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Call 541-506-6131 or 800-755-1143 or email ccp@cgcc.or.us.

Washington

Registration and information: Please pre-register for training. Call 971-223-6100 or 800-624-9516 or email ccrr@caowash.org.

Wheeler

Contact Child Care Partners, Columbia Gorge Community College

Registration and information: Contact Child Care Partners, Columbia Gorge Community College. Call 541-506-6131 or 800-755-1143 or email ccp@cgcc.or.us.

Yamhill

For class schedule, please contact the local Child Care Resource & Referral.

Registration and information: Pre-registration is required. Contact Child Care Resource and Referral of Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties. Call 503-585-2491 or 800-289-5533, Email ccrrweb@mwvcaa.org.


Ongoing training

Annual Health and Safety ​T​raining

Required for: All license exempt providers who are not related to all children in their care. This training is not required if you are a great-grandparent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or sibling not living in the home of the child.​

What is required: Every year, child care providers must take a Health and Safety training recognized by the Oregon C​enter for Career Development in Childhood Care and Education ​(OCCD).

Time needed: About one hour

Additional training: 6 hours every 2 years

Required for: All license exempt providers who are not related to all children in their care. This training is not required if you are a great-grandparent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or sibling not living in the home of the child.​

What is required: ​Six hours of additional training​s are needed​ in each two-year period including:

  • Two hours in human growth and development
  • Two hours in understanding and guiding behavior
  • Two hours in a core knowledge category of the provider or staff's choice​