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Table 8 Training needs and work experience

From: Supporting family child care and quality improvement: findings from an exploratory survey of Illinois child care resource and referral agency staff

  Worked with children only (n = 12) Worked with adults only or children and adults (n = 56) p Worked with adults only (n = 20) Worked with children only or children and adults (n = 48) p
Areas of training
Child development .58 .38   .33 .44  
School-age development .58 .59   .70 .54  
Developing a business .67 .70   .65 .71  
Organization and case management .58 .46   .35 .54  
Home visiting/consultation .71 .55   .40 .66 *
Listening and communication skills .50 .29   .28 .34  
Working w/families .71 .57   .48 .65  
Understanding family child care .67 .55   .45 .62  
Adult learning theory .58 .29 * .30 .35  
  1. Differences between groups: + significant at p ≤ .10; * significant at p ≤ .05; ** significant at p ≤ .01; *** significant at p ≤ .001