Family Child Care Contracts & Policies, Fourth Edition (Redleaf Press Business) (Paperback)
Family Child Care Contracts & Policies, Fourth Edition offers the most up-to-date tools for family child care providers to establish and enforce contracts and policies. Topics include how to establish good business relationships with parents, what to look for before signing contracts with parents, what information is vital to include in contracts and policies, how to prevent conflicts with parents over contracts and policies, when and how to end a contract. Updates to the new fourth edition include offering and charging for part-time care and extended care, rates and policies for child care during the summer months, expanded advice on charging for vacation time, how to handle parent objections to paying for care when a child stays home, information on bad-weather policies, caring for children who aren't immunized, expanded advice for how enforce polices that previously weren't enforced, and more.
Tom Copeland, JD, is the nation's leading expert on the business of family child care. He is a writer, trainer, lawyer, and consultant on family child care business issues nationwide. He has conducted record-keeping, tax preparation, and business workshops for family child care providers across the country since 1981. He has been awarded the Friend of NAFCC Award from the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC), the Advocate of the Year Award from NAFCC, and Child Care Advocate of the Year awards from the Minnesota and Nebraska Family Child Care Associations. Tom is the author and coauthor of numerous books including Family Child Care Tax Workbook and Organizer (updated annually), Family Child Care Tax Companion (updated annually), Family Child Care Record-Keeping Guide, Family Child Care Marketing Guide, Family Child Care Legal and Insurance Guide, Family Child Care Money Management and Retirement Guide, and Family Child Care Business Planning Guide.