“Authentic Childcare Let’s Make it Better Together”
Second Helping is an advanced enrichment course for experienced providers. It addresses the key components of family childcare in four 8-hour modules, accompanying a manual for each module.
Second Helping was designed to be a community-based training offered in each area by a certified Second Helping provider-instructor.
The Second Helping modules cover:
“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable
in your sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.”
(INVEST IN YOURSELF)
“I was born to be a TEACHER . . . to Encourage, to Instruct, to Praise, to Guide, to Coach, to Mentor, to Inspire.
It’s who I AM . . . it’s in my DNA, my Passion, my Calling, my Ministry, for this is my way of Life.”
Second Helping offers creative coping skills for the challenges of family childcare. The program provides:
A unique self-validation experience
Ideas for successfully integrating their families with their business, while safeguarding the family unit
Valuable interactions with peers
Fine-tuning of communication, assertiveness, and conflict resolution skills
Reinforcement of the importance of family childcare providers and their contribution to society
Encouragement for individual growth and reflection
New or advanced skills that could take years to develop on a trial and error basis
A blending of the business and nurturing sides of the family childcare profession
Concepts that encourage them to customize their business to meet their lifestyle preference
The celebration of individuality and diversity