Track 1: Building and Sustaining Resilient Communities
Part A: A, B, C, Disaster: Increasing Community Resilience through Enhanced Relationships with Early Childcare Providers & Educators
Learn about the critical role childcare providers and educators can play in response and recovery, and how public health officials and emergency responders can utilize and support this key resource to enhance children’s well-being and build community resilience. Workshop ideas, experiences, and best practices with other professionals in the field.
Part B: Childcare Prepared! Strengthening Childcare Providers' Ability to Respond to Disasters
The Johnson County Department of Health & Environment has partnered with Child Care Aware of America to develop a recognition program for childcare providers. "Childcare Prepared!" encourages facilities to strengthen emergency plans, provide training for staff, and participate in emergency drills and exercises.