The Department of Public Welfare requires that all EI staff complete 24 hours of training each year, in addition to PreService Training, in order to continue to work in the system. All of the trainings listed here must be completed each year as part of the required 24 hours of training.
In addition, all Chester County providers MUST complete Seven Steps to Progress Monitoring and Cross Systems Collaboration: BHRS and EI Services (links below).
The PDF files below can be viewed on any browser or device. Please be sure to print and complete quizzes and certificates attached to the training and return to your supervisor.
You may also obtain credit towards the 24 hours for any books, journal articles, or videos you read/watch on subjects related to your practice with children and families. Download and complete the Training Outcome Form (WORD format) or Training Outcome Form (PDF format) to receive credit for these topics journal articles (1 hour), books (up to 3 hours), or viewing videos (length of video) related to your practice. Return the completed form to your supervisor to obtain credit.
- PreService Articles (Delaware and Montgomery Counties only)
- Early Learning Standards
- Annual Review of Early Learning Standards (PDF format) (Delaware County only)
- Cultural Diversity
- Early Intervention in Child Care Settings
- Fire Safety / Evacuation
- Procedural Safeguards & Mediation
- Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse – Annual Review
- Child Abuse Training entitled Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated & Permissive Reporting in PA, required every five years or upon therapist license renewal.
- Universal Precautions / OSHA
**The Early Learning Standards training can be accessed at the TLC website. This online training is a basic course regarding the Early Learning Standards and those who complete and score a 6/8 or better on the learning objectives quiz will earn 1 hour of infant/toddler training hours. Attached is a set of instructions of how to access the training.