Category Archives: RIKI.Institute@gmail.com

Article published in Journal of Pediatric Health Care

The following article is being published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care, Volume 31, Issue 6, November–December 2017, Pages 684-694:  Caring for Our Children Health and Safety Standards Into Child Care Practice: Child Care Health Consultation Improves Infant and Toddler Care.  This … Continue reading

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment

Efficient and Effective Monitoring in Licensing Peer Learning Group

The BUILD Initiative – QRIS National Learning Network, NECQAC – National Early Childhood Quality Assurance Center, and NARA- National Association for Regulatory Administration have collaborated on the development and implementation of a major initiative with ten states dealing with more … Continue reading

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment

NARA Webinar: The Importance of Key Indicators and Risk Assessment in a New National ECE Monitoring System

NARA Webinar: The Importance of Key Indicators and Risk Assessment in a New National ECE Monitoring System and the Introduction of a new Coaching Model   Thursday, September 28, 2017 – Register Today!   We will explore how key indicator and risk … Continue reading

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment

NARA 2017 Licensing Seminar

The National Association for Regulatory Administration (NARA) is holding its 25th Annual Licensing Seminar next month.  Please see the attached brochure which highlights this premier seminar on regulatory administration and compliance in the human services field (NARA 2017 Seminar Program). … Continue reading

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment

RIKILLC Clients and Proposals

Here is a listing of RIKILLC past and present clients and collaborators as well as proposals that have been submitted to clients and interested clients who have contacted RIKILLC related to services, and expert witness engagements or consults to give … Continue reading

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment

New Resources from the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance

Here are two new resources from the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA Center): National Program Standards Crosswalk Tool Developing and Revising Child Care Licensing Requirements “The National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA Center) is pleased … Continue reading

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment

Child Care Health Consultation Improves Infant and Toddler Care

Here is a link to the Journal of Pediatric Health Care which published a very significant study on how child care health consultation improves infant and toddler care.

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment

CCIS – Child Caregiver Interaction Scale

I have attached two documents by Dr Barbara Carl, Penn State University:  the CCIS – Child Caregiver Interaction Scale and a powerpoint presentation regarding the tool.  This tool is a wonderful example of an effective and efficient observation tool to … Continue reading

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment

Contact Information

Many of you have asked what is the best way for getting in touch with me.  Here is my latest contact information: Dr Richard Fiene, Research Psychologist & Director Research Institute for Key Indicators LLC (RIKILLC) 717-598-8908 Fiene@RIKInstitute.com Email continues … Continue reading

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment

Penn State Prevention Research Center Updates their Website

The Pennsylvania State University Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center has updated their website recently: http://www.prevention.psu.edu/  

Posted in RIKI.Institute@gmail.com | Leave a comment