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CHILD CARE OUTREACH

PHASE II

PROVIDER SURVEY
Based on compliance reports provided
by the Department of Education and
Early Learning, OEM has created a 10
point rating system for licensed child
care providers in Seattle.
Phase II consists of an assessment
administered to 17 child care providers
selected from a range of zip codes. The
assessment is meant to answer two
questions
What sort of disaster preparedness
training methods do child care
providers prefer to utilize?
Which state administrative codes
(related to safety & emergency
preparedness) are difficult for
providers to meet and why?
Input from city
Input from Research 2017 Child
Input from compiled Care
Community
child care and county Provider
professionals Safety during
departments Readiness
Ambassadors Phase I Assessment
1st Draft: Which mediums of information conveyance
or training method do you prefer?

Final Draft: Would your center benefit from


A) classroom style training
B) worksheets and toolkits
C) meeting w/ a public health nurse
D) instructional videos
The average survey respondent
is a center director at a facility
with 15 employees and 51
children (employee to child
ratio of 1:3). Their facility
scored a 6 in the Phase I
assessment and follows a
written disaster plan.
cannot locate
do not review the gas,

60% their disaster


plan
quarterly
water, and
electricity
shutoffs in
their building
42%
believe their
do not know center is only

50% how to
operate the
shutoffs
somewhat
safe in the
event of an
earthquake
42%
have not
practiced an
emergency
child release
drill
78%
Preferred Outreach Method (%)

68%

52%
40% 40%
Best practices for written
disaster preparedness
materials are exemplified by
the San Diego Office of
Emergency Services.
In Child care Outreach Phase III, the
Office of Emergency Management
will create a high quality disaster
planning toolkit.
Additionally, the OEM will examine
the possibility of organizing
classroom-style training
for interested centers.
Citations//
Slide 2: Happy Children by Gabriele Malaspina from the Noun Project

Slide 3: students by corpus delicti from the Noun Project

Slide 4: sandpit by Gan Khoon Lay from the Noun Project

Slide 5: Children Playing Blocks by Gan Khoon Lay from the Noun Project

Slide 6: Playing Vector Icon by ProSymbols from the Noun Project

Slide 7: Kid Sharing and Giving Toys by Gan Khoon Lay from the Noun Project

Slide 8: Children Playing Ball by Gan Khoon Lay from the Noun Project

Slide 9: Children Playing Skipping Rope by Gan Khoon Lay from the Noun Project

Slide 10: First Steps by Jessica Lock from the Noun Project

Slide 11: Children by Yeoul Kwon from the Noun Project

Slide 12: Family by Adrien Coquet from the Noun Project