Yes. #1 You should have at least a minimum of 12 credits of early child education/development or be a very dedicated self studied person. #2 you have to obtain a background clearance from the state. Some states require fingerprinting. #3 You should take a first aid/cpr class as... more
completely justified. Good luck to you!
This will sound rude right out of the gate. If you do not know how to care for an infant in a manner that provides that young person with nurturing, stimulating care then you have no business applying for that position. I have worked in the care giving world for... more
#1 It is not legal to work OT with out pay. #2 It is up to you to make the boundaries clear of how many hours a week you are available to the family you work for. If they are not being reasonable and disrespecting your value then truly you... more
Hard to answer without specifics. The variables of a situation depend on what level "putting down my foot" you apply, ;) If you can be more specific, maybe someone can better advise. Sometimes it is a matter of approach. When we present in a dictatorial manner, it is usually met with... more
I think this question is relative to the kind of care the child would require and your particular qualifications to appropriately care for that child's needs. If, say, a child is mildly ADD or ADHD which now is pretty common place, I'd say the rate would start at... more