Description: Columbia's Center, Inc. is a Day Care Center in Hudson NY, with a maximum capacity of 66 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of Total Capacity: 66;Infants: 16;Toddlers: 20;Preschool: 30;School age: 0;. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.
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|Brief Description: Methods of discipline, interaction or toilet training which frighten, demean or humiliate a child are prohibited.|
|Brief Description: Staff and volunteers must be mature, of good character and possess suitable personal qualifications.|
|Brief Description: Protective caps, covers or permanently installed obstructive devices must be used on all electrical outlets that are accessible to children.|
|Brief Description: Child day care centers must review and evaluate the backgrounds of all applicants for staff and volunteer positions with the potential for regular and substantial contact with children, except for a parent of a child enrolled in the center who is applying to be a volunteer if such parent will not be counted in determining teacher/child ratios and such parent will not be left unsupervised with children. All applicants whose backgrounds must be checked are required to provide the following:|
|Brief Description: the information necessary to determine whether the applicant is listed on the register of substantiated category one cases of abuse or neglect maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of Persons with Special Needs, pursuant to Section 495 of the Social Services Law, as required by section 418-1.10(b)(1)(ii).|
|Brief Description: When a child day care center is in operation, an adequate number of qualified teachers must be on duty to insure the health and safety of the children in care.|
|Brief Description: Fifteen (15) of the required thirty (30) hours of training must be obtained during the first six months of the program's first year of licensure or during the person's first six months of employment by the program.|
|Brief Description: Evacuation drills must be conducted at least monthly during various hours of operation of the child day care center.|
|Brief Description: Children cannot be left without competent supervision at any time. Competent supervision includes awareness of and responsibility for the ongoing activity of each child. It requires that all children be within a teacher's range of vision and that the teacher be near enough to respond when redirection or intervention strategies are needed. Competent supervision must take into account the child's age emotional, physical, and cognitive development.|
|Brief Description: Whenever the child day care center is in operation and the director is away from the premises, there must be a staff person designated to act on behalf of the director, who is knowledgeable about the programs operation and policies.|
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