Infant Safety and Care (for Caregivers)

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Participants learn about infant communication, safe sleep environments, and the shaken baby syndrome to better care for infants placed in their homes.  Equipped with the information, participants are able to be responsive and provide safe care to the infant.  Participants will become familiar with the Period of Purple Crying as a strategy to help infants in their foster home.

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Dates and Locations

Mt. Vernon
November 7, 2018 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Joan Sager, MEd, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Mt. Vernon DCYF Office 900 East College Way Mt. Vernon WA 98273 Map

Please do not bring children/youth with you to this class NO childcare is provided.  You may bring coffee, tea, water and snacks with you to this class.  Please dress in layers as each training location has differing temperatures.

Entrance is at the back of the building, between the two buildings, see signs.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email  Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario.Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a  Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

We look forward to your attendance at this informative training.  The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence is excited to have your participation in our trainings/workshops.

Joan Sager, MEd, is the Child Welfare Trainer for this class you may contact her for questions or need more information at