October 12, 2019

Registration Deadline Oct 7 by 5:00 PM Central Time

Agency: KCCTO

Type: Community-Based

Content Area: 
  • Conference (Multiple Content Areas)
CDA Subject Area: 
  • 1 - Safe, Healthy Learning Environment
  • 4 - Relationships with Families
  • Administrators
  • Center Based
  • Family Child Care Professionals
  • Infant/Toddler Teachers
  • Preschool Teachers

Geographic Location: Central

KDHE Approved: Yes

Hours: 4 KDHE Clock Hours

Cost: FREE (Pre-Registration is required)

Breastfeeding and Oral Health - Right From the Start

How to Support the Breastfeeding Family

2 KDHE Clock Hours

Discover how you can provide a vital piece of a breastfeeding mother’s success in continuing to breastfeed after she returns to work.  The course information covers proper storage and handling of breast milk, behaviors or breastfed infants and the benefits for both the infant and the mother.

How Teething, Weaning, and Oral Habits Impact Oral Health

2 KDHE Clock Hours

There are many physical and developmental changes occurring in a child’s life as they transition from an infant to a young child. This course addresses three events that can have a big impact on the child’s oral health. The lesson on teething will give the child care provider information on when to expect baby teeth and permanent teeth to erupt; typical symptoms children may experience when teething and choosing safe ways to relieve symptoms. The weaning lesson is designed to share reasons for weaning, guidance on how to wean, and the proper use of a sippy/training cup. Oral Habits are discussed in the final lesson. Topics include: the advantages and disadvantages of non-nutritive sucking as well as ideas for discontinuation of oral habits such as thumb sucking and pacifier use.

Certificates will be processed separatley. 


Community Based In-Person Training Registration