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(401) 294-3510
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Behavior Policy

Behavior guidance must be:

1. Individualized and consistent for each child
2. Appropriate to the child's level of understanding; and
3. Directed toward teaching the child acceptable behavior and self control.
Our teaching staff may only use positive methods of guidance that encourages self-esteem, self control, and self-direction, which include at least the following:
1. Using praise and encouragement of good behavior instead of focusing only upon unacceptable behavior;
2. Reminding a child of behavior expectations daily by using clear, positive statements;
3. Redirecting behavior using positive statements; and
4. Using brief supervised separation from the group, when appropriate for the child's age and development, which is limited to no more than one minute per year of the child's age.
Under Rhode Island State Law and state child care regulations for licensure, there must be no harsh, cruel, or usual treatment of any child. The following types of discipline and guidance are prohibited;
1. Corporal punishment or threats of corporal punishment;
2. Punishment associated with food, naps, toilet training or outdoor play;
3. Humiliating, ridiculing, rejecting, or yelling at a child;
4. Subjecting a child to harsh, abusive, or profane language;
5. Requiring a child to remain silent or inactive for inappropriately long periods of time for the child's age.

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    Sunshine Child Development Center
    11 Iafrate Way
    North Kingstown, RI 02852
    Phone: (401) 294-3510
    Fax: (401) 294-3538

    Business Hours

    Mon - Fri: 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    In Business Since 1989

    Payment Options

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