Child care training offered

| 15 Feb 2012 | 11:20

    NEWTON — The Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership (NORWESCAP) is offering a child care training series through NJ First Steps Initiative. The free class will be held today, Thursday, Jan. 19, and next Thursday, Jan. 26, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the NORWESCAP office, 186 Halsey Road in Newton. The training series is designed for newly hired infant and toddler caregivers. Topics covered include child development principles, developing healthy relationships, attunement, responsive care, primary care-giving, universal health precautions and appropriate curriculum for young children. Interested individuals should contact Carmela Mc Cleary at NORWESCAP by calling 973-383-3461 to register. NORWESCAP is a non-profit community action agency established in 1965 that creates opportunities for over 30,000 low-income people in northwest NJ by providing a large portfolio of self-sufficiency and emergency services.