Professional Development

RCN is currently seeking a credential trainer. In the meantime, please visit for FREE trainings on OCFS (NY State Office of Children and Family Services) opportunities. 


Rochester Childfirst Network is able to meet your professional development needs with our credentialed and verified trainers. Trainings are designed to meet all 10 OCFS topic areas in order for you to meet your licensing requirements. We are also able to offer trainings to meet your group’s needs as well.

Contact our team to learn more about individualized trainings or to register for an existing training or reach out to Ivelisse at (585) 473-2858 x250 or


OCFS Training Topics

  • Principles of childhood development
  • Nutrition and health needs of infants and children
  • Child daycare program development
  • Safety and security procedures
  • Business record maintenance and management
  • Child abuse and maltreatment identification and prevention
  • Statutes and regulations pertaining to child daycare
  • Statutes and regulations pertaining to child abuse and maltreatment
  • Education and information on the identification, diagnosis, and prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Adverse childhood experiences focused on understanding trauma and on nurturing resiliency

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

RCN is pleased to offer Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED from our certified American Red Cross instructors, Ivelisse Marrero & Danielle Liccione.

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants and meets OSHA/workplace requirements. This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skills session. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion and must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high-speed internet connection. Allow approximately 2 hours 30 minutes to complete the online portion upon successful completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

For more information please contact:

Ivelisse Marrero at (585) 473-2858 x 250 or 

Danielle Liccione at (585) 473-2858 x 238 or