Eligible for OCFS training hours



If you're working with school age children, you may be very aware of the stress children are experiencing these days.

This training, Youth Mental Health First Aid, teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. This 6.5 hour training can provide you with the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to the children in your care who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.    The training will be conducted by Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS).     

Session I
Fridays, June 9 & June 16
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Child Care Council of Westchester
313 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, NY  10583

Click here to register for Session I:

Please note: There is also a 2-hour, self-paced component that must be completed before the in-person class. Registration limited to 3 participants per program, including the director. The registration link for Session II will be sent separately.

Session II-Saturday, July 22
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Questions/more info, email Carol Diemer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


In response to your many inquiries regarding salaries, we have prepared a short, confidential survey. Child care is a tough business in the best of times. Help us assess how child care is doing in Westchester.

Simply take a few minutes to complete the confidential survey below and we will share the results with you:

Enrollment & Staffing Survey

Thank you as always for all you do for our children, families and entire community!

NYS Pyramid Model Family Child Care Module 1

3 Part Virtual Training Series - July 11th, 18th, & 25th from 6:30pm-8:30pm

6 Hours of training for one low price AND be entered to win a prize for your program!

This offering of The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) Pyramid Moel is designed to support the social and emotional development of children from birth through 5 years of age. The Pyrmaid Model is a framework of evidence-based practices for promoting young children's social and emotional competence and for preventing and addressing challenging behavior. The Pyramid Model includes extensive resources to help New York's child care programs and providers implement the model.

This module is designed for family and group family child care providers, home visitors, and/or professional development providers who work in, or support those who work in, the family child care setting.

Modality - Age: FG - IT & PS
Training Categories: OCFS (1,2,3) CBK (1,2,4,5) IT & FCC CDA Renewal
Trainer: Jami Flynn, Assistant Director of Professional Development & ITRN Regional Coordinator, CCCW
Cost: $10 CCCW Member/ $15 Non-Members

Register Here


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Contact Us

Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.

313 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, New York 10583

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Child Care Specialists extended hours are available on Tuesdays until 7pm to help you make an informed decision about child care.

Phone: (914) 761-3456
Toll-Free: 1 (844) 387-7525

Fax: (914) 761-1957

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