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  Directors: Do you need to conduct orientation for a new staff member?

Take this NSU CFN Webinar along with your new staff to meet licensing orientation requirements


Free for Type III (Class A) Centers, $10 for others

Thursday, June 23   12:30 - 2

and Friday, June 24   12:30 - 1:30


W-5v   Staff Orientation: Getting Off to the Right Start (CDA 5) (ADM 3)

Covers the following topics to be met within 7 employment days and 30 employment days:


child abuse identification and reporting

emergency preparation

licensing regulations; and

safe sleep practices


child development

child guidance

learning activities

health and safety

shaken baby prevention

For more information call 677-3176 or 677-3167 with Carol McGilvray

Send the attached registration form by email to or FAX to 318 677-3169 to receive a link to participate

Duplicate the form if more than 2 from your center are participating.

We need individual information for attendance records.



  Important Notice about New CDA classes

CDA classes throughout Louisiana are being updated acnd now require BESE approval for you to qualify for a scholarship.  The April meeting of BESE has been cancelled and thus the beginning of the class has been delayed.  We anticipate the new CDA classes beginning late summer of 2016 and will continue to keep you updated.  In the meantime, we want to work with your staff who need to finish up under the prior CDA program and the extra time can help us accomplish that. Call your Technical Assistant for any questions about any staff who wants to finish this spring. NSU-Child and Family Network

 Now Available! CEU Sessions Online.

 Get CEU credit at your convenience. See the online workshop topics by clicking on the link here Online Workshops

 Northwestern State University Child and Family Network is part of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, in the College of Science and Technology of NSU. Child and Family Network provides services in 21 parishes throughout Central and Northwest Louisiana.