Recent Podcasts

Children With Special Health Needs

We welcome Sarah Hawley, RN, BSN, PHN of Minnesota Child Care Health Consultants back to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss the inclusion of children with special health needs into your childcare setting. Sarah shares information about the Americans with Disabilities Act and how it pertains to the enrollment of a child with special health needs. We also learn more about the critical importance of the Individualized Child Care Program Plan (ICCPP) and the key collaborative partnership with the family.

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Getting Your Team On the Same Page With Health & Safety Procedures Part 1

Listen in as our guest, Public Health Nurse Sarah Hawley, of Minnesota Child Care Health Consultants, discusses ways to implement good procedures that will help ensure that your team is well trained in health and safety protocols. Sarah shares suggestions for implementing a training process that reinforces and reminds regularly so that your health and safety procedures are consistent across the whole team.

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Getting Your Team On the Same Page With Health & Safety Procedures Part 2

Sarah Hawley of Minnesota Child Care Health Consultants joins us again to elaborate on ways to create ongoing training methods that help ensure quality and safe care for all children in a child care setting. Our discussion focuses on simple ways leadership can set up routines that provide opportunities for your team to learn together and elaborates on the ways that this process can help retain staff.

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Safe Supervision: Keeping Everyone Safe When Meltdowns Occur

We welcome back Sarah Hawley, RN, BSN, PHN of Minnesota Child Care Health Consultants to discuss the important topic of Active Supervision. The discussion centers around what is meant by Active Supervision, what strategies need to be in place for the safety of all, and what can be done when challenges occur related to behavior in the early childhood setting.

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