During an interview with a potential child care provider, ask open-ended questions, such as:
Ask specific questions about caring for a child in your child's age group, such as:
Have your child present for at least part of your interview with a potential individual care provider. Watch how the provider interacts with your child.
Ask the provider about his or her educational background, including training in child care. Ask specifically whether he or she is trained to prevent choking and certified in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||September 14, 2012|
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