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Crystal City Children's Center
3650 S. Glebe Road, Suite 170
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 979-2770

Current Inspector: Ann Dramstad (703) 314-0860

Inspection Date: April 4, 2019 and April 5, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

A self reported incident was reported to Licensing. Based on the preponderance of evidence, the report is founded and a violation was cited. . If you have any questions regarding the inspection, please feel free to contact me. Thank you Ann Dramstad Licensing Inspector 703-314-0860

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-410-1
Description: Based on staff statements and observation, behavioral guidance was not constructive in nature, age and stage appropriate and intended to redirect children to appropriate behaviors. Evidence: A staff member bought a concern to staff #2 after observing an incident in the classroom. Based on the report , staff #2 viewed the classroom video from that day and time as the center has a closed monitoring video system. Staff #2 then called the Licensing 'inspector to report the incident. During the allegation inspection, the Licensing Inspector observed Staff #3 swatting a cracker out of a child #1's hand and then hitting the other hand. The same staff member (#3) was seen roughly handling two other children in the same time period by pulling child #2 onto the rug and forcing child #3 into a chair.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.


A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

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