Safety Practices

Preventing Injuries in Early Childhood Programs

Adult helping a child to tie the bike helmet. Preventing Injuries in Early Childhood Programs is a two-part course that will help you make your early childhood program a safe place for children to grow, learn, and explore.

  1. Understanding Childhood Injuries: learn how injuries are related to children’s developmental stages and the types of injuries that can happen in early childhood programs. 
  2. Preventing Injuries with a Culture of Safety: find strategies to reduce the risk of injuries and discover 10 actions to create a culture of safety in your program.

Log into the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio to access this course. You’ll receive 0.2 continuing education units or two contact hours after completing the course.