Course Benefits

What You Will Learn

  • Practical understanding of the ABCs of safe sleep
  • How to transition and use a toddler bed
  • The responsibilities a caregiver has in providing safe sleep for children 0-3 years old

What You Will Get

  • Tips from a child welfare expert
  • Legal Documentation and extra resources
  • Short video lessons

Course Curriculum

    1. Safe Sleep Pre-test

    2. How Did You Sleep as a Baby?

    3. Misconceptions About Safe Sleep

    1. The ABC's of Crib Safety

    1. The ABC’s of Safe Sleep – B Is for Back

    2. Sleeping Tutorial

    3. What If a Child Rolls Over?

    1. What Is Wrong With This Crib?

    2. Reviewing Crib #1

    3. What Is Wrong With This Crib?

    4. Reviewing Crib #2

    5. What Is Wrong With This Crib?

    6. Reviewing Crib #3

    7. What Is Wrong With This Crib?

    8. Reviewing Crib #4

    1. The Commitment Form

    2. Answers to the Pre-test

About this course

  • $12.00
  • 20 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content

Meet Your Instructor

Shelly Utzke

Foster Care Program Manager

Before becoming the Statewide Director of Foster Care, Shelly served as a Foster Family Specialist, Coordinator, Supervisor, and then the Program Manager at Christian Family Care. Before her employment with CFC, she spent 14 years at A New Leaf serving youth and families. Shelly and her husband fostered children for 25 years and have adopted two children. Shelly earned her associate’s in Early Childhood Development, a bachelor’s in Psychology, and is close to completing her Master’s in Management.

What People Are Saying

“This course gives a lot of good tips and safety pointers that all parents should know.”

“I think it is important for all foster parents, adoptive parents, kinship, etc to take this course. There is a lot of information in the world about baby sleep that is false.”

“I loved the online option! the videos were done really well and concise. Thanks!”

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I take this course?

    In some cases, this material is required by state licensing agencies. This course will give the learner the proper understanding and tools to make correct decisions about a baby’s health and safety as well as supply the required training for those seeking licensure.

  • Will I receive a certificate of completion for the course?

    Yes! Every course comes with a certificate of completion that has been approved by the Arizona Department of Child Safety when the last lesson is reached. This certificate will have the learner's name, the title of the course, the credit hours, and the date of completion.

  • Can I watch the courses together with my spouse or do we each have to have our own log in?

    Just like our in-person courses, the pricing is based per participant. Each purchase should be logged under an individual’s name, and only that name will be tied to the proof of participation.

  • What is the format of the course content?

    Each of the courses are made up of a variety of modules with lessons within each. These lessons are made up of short videos to watch. Learners must complete the video before they can advance to the next lesson. There is also a variety of “process questions” throughout each lesson to help learners apply lessons from the videos. Each learner must also complete a final assessment quiz to receive a certificate.

  • Can I interact with other people/instructors in the course?

    Yes! Each lesson has a forum where learners can either post or answer a question for discussion to keep the learning going.