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Specialized Child Care Training

Specialized training is required for providers who serve vulnerable children and their families in child care settings.

Basic Specialized Care (BSC) Training

This six-hour training is required to become a specialized child care provider. It is:

  • Offered in-person in communities across the state, and
  • Part of the 45-hour Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals course.

Participants must also take the online Mandated Reporter Training.

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Advanced Specialized Care (ASC) Training

Annual, ongoing training that is required after attending the BSC training.

  1. Read the Guidance on ASC Training Criteria & Requirements.
  2. Contact your Resource Advisor if you have questions about whether a training meets the critiera.

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