Coping with COVID-19 (COVID- 19)

This 3-hour course will address the ability to recognize and cope with the symptoms of stress that can happen within yourself, your staff, and the children in your care. You will gain a full understanding of what the COVID-19 virus is and how you can modify the physical spaces within your programs. The final piece includes being able to understand and implement legal and operational considerations as we continue to experience the impacts of this virus within our early learning communities.


Payment submitted will only be refunded if cancellation is received 72 hours before the scheduled training occurs. Within the 72 hours, tuition credit may be given if cancellation is received before the training begins. (Some restrictions may apply).

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  • Introduction
  • Welcome: Start Here
  • Section 1: Safeguarding your Mental Health
  • Safe Guarding Mental Health
  • What is trauma?
  • Trauma
  • Self Care during Covid
  • Types of Self Care
  • Activity: Creating a Self-Care Plan
  • Resource for Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach
  • Section 2: COVID-19 Basics
  • Introduction: The Basics
  • How the virus spreads
  • Mask
  • Prevent Covid-19 Wear a Face Cloth Covering
  • Handwashing
  • Clean hands video CDC
  • School reopening recommendations from CDC
  • Reviewing the Basics
  • Section 3: Protecting the Physical Spaces of your Program
  • The Physical Spaces of Your Program
  • Air Flow and the Coronavirus
  • Classroom Spaces and Transitions
  • Other Places in your Program
  • Knowing your Products
  • Downloadable Resource: Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting
  • What kills COVID? Finding your products on the EPA Website
  • Downloadable Resource: Bleach and Water Ratio Chart
  • End of Unit Summaries
  • Check your Knowledge
  • Section 4: Operations and Legal Considerations
  • Legal Considerations
  • Policy and Employee Considerations
  • Operational Considerations
  • Families and Concluding Considerations
  • Check your Knowledge
  • resources
  • Resources
  • After Class
  • Gains Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 3 years