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Infant Toddler Specialist and You

TOGETHER WE CAN IMPACT A PROMISING FUTURE
Infants and toddlers of today are the adults of tomorrow.

A child in your care could be a future president.
An infant you sing to sleep may be the Mozart of tomorrow.
The toddler you play pat-a-cake with might cure cancer someday.

HOW YOU CAN HELP PREPARE TOMORROW’S LEADERS

YOU can create brain connections that will last a life time.
YOU can create wonderful childhood memories will be shared with future grandchildren.
YOU can teach social skills that will impact relationships over a lifetime.
YOU can establish routines that will promote a healthy lifestyle.
YOU can touch the future!!!

WVIT
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR CAREGIVERS


1. What is the West Virginia Infant/Toddler (WVIT) Professional Development Program for Caregivers Training? WVIT is a comprehensive training for providers that work with children aged birth to twenty- four months to help support and promote quality child care in the state of West Virginia.

2. Who should attend the training? Caregivers who work with children aged birth to twenty-four months for twenty hours or more per week should attend the training; however, others may attend if the allotted space permits.

3. What is the stipend that accompanies the program? There is a monetary stipend that accompanies the training that is dispersed after the training and other criteria are met. (Stipends are dependent on available funding.) In addition, resources are available to support program implementation.

Assistance can be offered by:
Referrals to other agencies
Phone consultations
Information materials
Training

Tiffany Smith
Infant Toddler Specialist for the Child Care Resource Center Region 1 works with at home providers, child care centers, and facilities.

Contact:
Janice Barnett
Infant Toddler Specialist
Child Care Resource Center
2000 Main Street
Suite 100
Wheeling, WV 26003
304.232.1603
800.585.1603
Fax:304.232.1604

Email: Janice.C.Barnett@wv.gov

 

The Child Care Resource Center, sponsored by Catholic Charities WVa, is a separate entity from the
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (Department). The Department has not control over the daily operations of the Child Care Resource Center, nor is it liable for the actions of the Child Care Resource Center. This program is being presented with financial assistance as a grant from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.