Home » Catalog » (sandbox) SIDS: Saving Babies in Our Communities

(sandbox) SIDS: Saving Babies in Our Communities

ITEM #: 4400102

What's In This Kit?
This kit helps teachers understand the risk factors associated with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and ways to reduce the incidence of SIDS. It contains:

  • Expected training outcomes
  • Preparation instructions
  • Training strategies and tips
  • Implementation steps
  • Follow-up activities for teachers
  • Follow-up activities for administrators/directors
  • A learning assessment
  • A training evaluation/further needs assessment
  • A resource list
  • The article "Saving Babies in Our Communities: A Change of Position, A Change in Tradition" by Evelyn Moore
  • A training certificate to award to teachers for attendance and participation
  • A certificate for the trainer and other presenters

Who's the Target Audience?
The target audience for this kit is beginning teachers working with children from birth to 12 months. It is designed to train infant teachers to recognize the risk factors associated with SIDS and to put babies under the age of 12 months on their backs to go to sleep to reduce the incidence.

Teacher Skill Level
beginning intermediate advanced
Children's Age Level
infants toddlers preschoolers school-agers birth to 8

Kit Timeline:
Preparation time for this kit is from 1-1.5 hours. Implementation time is approximately 1 hour.

Training Outcomes:

  1. Teachers will understand what Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is.
  2. Infant teachers will know the risk factors that contribute to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
  3. Teachers will understand why infants under the age of 12 months are always put to sleep
    on their backs.
  4. Teachers will learn teaching strategies to collaborate with families to understand the risks of SIDS and how to reduce the chances of their babies becoming victims of SIDS.

These training outcomes address the following:

  • D4a, D4b, H7a of the Accreditation Criteria and Procedures of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC, 1998).
  • Standard 1 and 2 of NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation, Initial Licensure Level (NAEYC, 2001).
  • Standard 1304.53(b)(3) of Head Start Performance Standards (Federal Register: Nov. 5, 1996, Volume 61, Number 215)

Note: Downloadable PDFs are only available for download in pdf format. Directions for downloading follow immediately after purchase.