City of Sioux Falls Family Day Care Education

Training for Child Care Providers

Sanford Children's CHILD Services and the City of Sioux Falls partner to provide quality education and direct service assistance to family day care providers in Sioux Falls, SD. All family child care providers must be registered with the Sioux Falls City Health Department. Providers must have a minimum of six hours of training per year and a current CPR and First Aid certification.

Sanford Children's CHILD Services provides Sioux Falls family day care providers with classes that assist them in meeting their yearly educational requirements.

Classroom-style training on various topics such as developmental play, nutrition and growth, stress management, shaken baby syndrome prevention, sudden infant death prevention and more.

Heartsaver CPR AED
This video-based, instructor-led course teaches adult, child and infant CPR, AED use, and how to relieve choking. This course teaches skills with the AHA's practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students and provide feedback.

Certified First Aid
The American Heart Association's Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid course offers pediatric first aid training solutions for child care providers. Providers will learn how to manage illness and injuries in a child in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.

Home Study Modules
Kits on a variety of topics that family child care providers can check out and take home to complete.

*Services funded by the City of Sioux Falls Health Department.

Learn more about the City of Sioux Falls Family Day Care Home ordinance.