there are sometimes reasons we have to expel a child from our program
either on a short term or permanent basis. We want you to know we
will do everything possible to work with the family of the child(ren)
in order to prevent this policy from being enforced. The following
are reasons we may have to expel or suspend a child from this center:
CAUSES FOR EXPULSION
child is at risk of causing serious injury to other children or
threatens physical or intimidating actions toward staff members.
Parent exhibits verbal abuse to staff in front of enrolled children.
ACTIONS FOR CHILD'S EXPULSION
to pay/habitual lateness in payments.
to complete required forms including the child's immunization
tardiness when picking up your-child,-
abuse to staff.
of child to adjust after a reasonable amount of time.
tantrums/ angry outbursts.
physical or verbal abuse to staff or other children.
after the remedial actions above have not worked, the child's
parent/guardian will be advised verbally and in writing about the
child's or parent's behavior warranting an expulsion. An expulsion
action is meant to be a period of time so that the parent/ guardian
may work on the child's behavior or to come to an agreement with the
parent/guardian will be informed regarding the length of the
parent/guardian will be informed about the expected behavioral
changes required in order for the child or parent to return to the
parent/guardian will be given a specific expulsion date that allows
the parent sufficient time to seek alternate child care
(approximately one to two weeks notice depending on risk to other
children's welfare or safety).Failure of the child/parent to satisfy
the terms of the plan may result in permanent expulsion from the
CHILD WILL NOT BE EXPELLED
a child's parent(s):
a complaint to the Office of Licensing regarding a center's alleged
violations of the licensing requirements.
Reported abuse or neglect occurring at the center.
Questioned the Center regarding policies and procedures.
giving the parent sufficient time to make other child care
will try to redirect child from negative behavior.
will reassess classroom environment, appropriate of activities,
supervision. Staff will always use positive methods and language
while disciplining children.
will praise appropriate behaviors.
will consistently apply consequences for rules.
will be given verbal warnings,
will be given time to regain control,
disruptive behavior will be documented and maintained in
will be notified verbally.
will be given written copies of the disruptive behaviors that might
lead to expulsion.
director, classroom staff and parent/guardian will have a
conference(s) to discuss how to promote positive behaviors.
parent will be given literature or other resources regarding methods
of improving behavior.
of evaluation by professional consultation on premises.
of evaluation by local school district child study team.
Development and Special Needs
to Three http://www.zerotothree.org
Parent Link (provides links to various types of services)
Intervention System (birth to 3 years)
Link (birth to three years) http://www.familylinknj.org/
Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) www.spanadvocacy.org
workshops and informational articles may be found at:
Parent/Family Events/Workshops in the Morris/Sussex County Region
Way Success by 6http://www.unitedwaynnj.org/ourwork/ed_successby6resources.php
Association for the Education of Young Childrenhttp://families.naeyc.org/
Academy of Pediatricshttp://www2.aap.org/commpeds/dochs/oralhealth/index.html
and Physical Activity
Diseases/Preventive Health Care
for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/
Screening Center for Morris County:
Hotline: (973) 625-0280
Health Services Central Intake: 1-888-626-2111
Services Affiliated with Screening Center:
Health Association of Morris County- (973)
of Morris County Mental Health Services
Care (behavioral health for children)
and Human Service Resources
Call for Help:
Dial 211 or 1-800-435-7555:
2-1-1 is a statewide information and referral service that is staffed
24 hours a day, seven days a week. Go to www.nj211.org
to search their resource database on your own.
County Department of Human Services
Jersey Regional Crisis Hotlines
1-(888) 222-2228 Geared for children and young adults ages
10-24 years of age. Free and confidential helpline for youth
ages 10-24 to call 24/7. Visit the web site at www.2ndfloor.org
24/7 Helpline 908-232-2880 Information and referrals, crisis
suicidal helpline and listening service and covers Bergen, Essex,
Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union Counties.
Crisis Intervention (Adolescent): 24
Hotline of NJ:
24 hr.: 1-800-238-2333
Child Abuse Hotline:
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Jersey State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs and Medicare Part D
and Family Resourceshttp://www.childandfamily-nj.org/
Partners of Morris and Sussex Countieshttp://www.familypartnersms.org/
Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties
Morris County center for child victims of abuse and/or neglect
Battered Women's Services, Inc.
24 Hr. Hotline: (973) 267-4763 TTY: (973) 285-9095Office: