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  1. 1. Child Care Glossary Home Magazine ADVERTISING SUPPORT GROUPS EMERGENCY HOSPITALS Mental Health Agencies AOD CLINICS JOBS HOUSING OTHER RESOURCES Privacy Statement List Your Business on our Other Professional Organi Child Care Glossary Other General Information Submit Query Mental Health Glossary PTSD Resource Alternative Payment Program (APP) Child care subsidies for low-income Head Start/Early Head Start A federally-funded program for low-income families SUICIDE PREVENTION TERMS families, administered through the California Department of Education (CDE). with children birth to five years old and pregnant women. In addition to child care and early Suicide Survivor Resource learning programs, health care and parent training are also offered. Head Start programs are Obesity, Weight Control, CalWORKs California’s welfare-to-work program, which requires parents receiving welfare licensed by DSS. Some are full day and some coordinate with other providers or funding sources Medical Practice Models to get training and find jobs. Provides child care subsidies, which can be used for licensed or to provide full-day care. license-exempt care, to enable parents to work. Awareness and Safe Messag Healthy Families Low-cost health insurance for children in families that do not qualify for links Centralized Eligibility List (CEL) A single, county-wide list of all children in MediCal. California Advocacy Group income-eligible families who are waiting for a space in a subsidized child care and development Federal Government Forms program. Agencies offering subsidized care contact families in need, from the CEL, to notify them Infant/toddler care Care for children under two, as defined by Community Care of enrollment openings. CEL data from each county is compiled into an annual statewide report. Licensing. for Nonprofits California Accredited Sch Child care center Provides care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and/or school-age In-home care A friend, relative, babysitter, or nanny cares for a child in the child’s home, How to Contact SACPROS children all or part of the day. These facilities may be large or small and can be operated full-time or part-time. WHO - Health Topics independently by nonprofit organizations or for- profit companies, or by churches, school districts, and other organizations. Most are licensed by the California Department of Social Licensed child care Center- or home-based care that meets health, safety, and All Health Topics Services (DSS), Community Care Licensing (CCL). educational standards set by Department of Social Services/Community Care Licensing. Helpful Skills to Being a LANTERMAN ACT Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP) Supported with state and federal funds, License-exempt care Child care which does not require a state license. License- Americans with Disabiliti CCIP recruits and trains family child care providers to address the demand for child care exempt care includes home care (providers caring for children from only one other family besides services. Administered by the statewide California Child Care Resource & Referral Network, their own), in-home care (a friend, relative, babysitter, or nanny cares for a child in the child’s ToolBox for Community Men CCIP works through local R&R programs. home, full-time or part-time), and some school-age centers or military programs regulated by non- Psychiatric Medications state agencies. Some of the common prescr Child care professional Defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as “someone who Cultural Competence Resou attends to children at child care centers, schools, businesses, and institutions, and performs a Median Household Income The midpoint of household incomes in an area, above variety of tasks such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.” An emphasis on which, half of the households in that area have higher incomes and, below which, half of the (1 of 3) [6/12/2012 5:36:46 PM]
  2. 2. Child Care Glossary Help with Intake Intervie professional development and knowledge of early childhood development as well as safety households have lower incomes. (California families eligible for child care subsidy fall at or below Ending appointment/ession issues has positioned the work as a profession rather than a service occupation. 75% of the state median income level.) Sample Treatment Plan Com Child care provider A person who provides care for children in any one of a variety of Non-traditional hours Work hours other than 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., including evening, 10x10 Wellness Campaign settings, including child care centers and family child care homes. overnight, or weekend shifts. Possible Components of Tr Noting Client/Member Stre Family child care home Care offered in the home of the provider, often a parent. Paid Family Leave (PFL) A California law that provides workers covered by State Small family child care homes have one provider and can accept up to eight children, depending Disability Insurance with up to 6 weeks of partial pay, each year, to take time off from work to Sacramento County Online on their ages. Large family child care homes have two adults and can take up to 14 children, bond with a newborn baby or newly adopted foster child (or to care for a seriously ill parent, child, SACRAMENTO COUNTY TYPING depending on their ages. Care is often provided for children of different ages. The homes are spouse, or registered domestic partner). In 2007, PFL paid 55% of wages, up to a maximum of Directory of Consumer-Dri licensed by DSS/CCL. $882 per week. Sites Linking to Sacpros. First 5 California A comprehensive, integrated system of early childhood development Part-time care Less than 30 hours per week. Sacramento County Launche services for all children prenatal to five years of age, created by Proposition 10 (a voter-approved Online Continuing Educati initiative passed in 1998). Preschooler Children aged two to five, as defined by Community Care Licensing Try Telling your Employer 2012 Voice Award First 5 Commission Advisory bodies located in each county in California, disbursing Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) A training curriculum to increase the availability and local Prop 10 funds for programs that improve the health, early care, and education of children quality of child care for children under three. The Rosalynn Carter Fello from prenatal to five. National Childrens Menta Full-time care Thirty or more hours per week. Resource and referral program (R&R) Community-based organization, agency, Disability Awareness Day or program that provides information, training, and support for parents, caregivers, employers, Find a California Court- Subsidy Financial assistance from state or federal funds available to low-income families and policy makers. Since 1976, individual R&Rs have been funded by the California Department who meet the state’s income eligibility requirements. (Subsidized care is available in licensed of Education, Child Development Division. Resource and referral programs are located in every How to contact Sacramento care centers, family child care homes, and by license-exempt providers.) county in California. Brunch Up for Mental Heal Universal Preschool A voluntary preschool program for four-year-olds to encourage New Scholarship Announcem early learning and to promote school readiness through activities that develop educational, School-age care Care for elementary and middle school students which may be provided MHSA Steering Committee M cognitive, socio-emotional, and physical skills. in homes or center-based settings, sometimes on school grounds, and offered before school Parent/Student Resources begins and/or after school to the end of the work day. Sarnat International Priz Slot Space for one child in a child care center or family child care home. Rainbow Awards 2012 Nomin Sacramento County Facilit Dear Colleagues Frien Federal Agencies National Organizations Emergencies & Disasters Professional Licenses SAMHSAs Living Document Locating Legal Services i Domestic Violence Resourc Outpatient Mental Health Emergency Medical Service Behavioral Health Service Senior and Adult Resource Women, Infant, and Childr Find Your Polling Locatio Websites for Scholarships Adult Education & GED Top Mental Health Sites Top Mental Health Website California Top Mental Hea SACPROS SITEMAP (2 of 3) [6/12/2012 5:36:46 PM]
  3. 3. Child Care Glossary Site Map DMV NEARBY OFFICES Take Charge of Your Healt Black Infant Health Coord School Age Child Care Cen Foster Family Agency Aging-Related Websites Persons with Disabilities Child Care Glossary Apply for Medi-Cal, CMSP, Mental Health meetings & Sacramento County Human S Health & Human Services Please send additions, Corrections or suggestions to If you, or someone you know, experiencing disrupting symptoms of mental health, please call Adult Access Team: at (916) 875-1055 or Childrens Access Team @ (916) 875-9980. For a psychiatric emergency, please call 911 as soon as possible or go to nearest hospital emergency room. (3 of 3) [6/12/2012 5:36:46 PM]