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Reduce the stress that comes with worrying about legal matters.

Managing Legal Risks in Early Childhood Programs: How to Prevent Flare-Ups from Becoming Lawsuits provides sample policies, procedures, and best practices to help you gain confidence in preventing and resolving legal challenges and conflicts with families and staff members. Chapters include information to help you
  • Gain insight from legal history, legal theory, and basic research
  • Act ethically while reducing the risks of a lawsuit
  • Use contracts and policies to reduce conflicts with parents
  • Build partnerships with families, prevent sticky situations, and promote clear expectations
  • Implement prevention strategies to keep your child care center safe for everyone
  • Understand minority rights
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality in the Internet age
  • Hire employees with ethical and legal policies in place
  • Step up to the plate when it comes to supervision challengers
  • Understand whether or not you have full coverage with your insurance plan

192 pages
Copublished with Teachers College Press.

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