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Kiddie Academy of Woodbridge - North
5895 Websters Way
Manassas, VA 20112
(703) 897-1000

Current Inspector: Shawanda Henderson (540) 216-1434

Inspection Date: Jan. 29, 2020 , Feb. 18, 2020 and March 3, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted to investigate a self reported incident related to the forbidden action of physical discipline of a child at the center. The inspection was initiated with the director and the local agency on January 29, 2020 beginning at 1:00 PM and ending at 1:53 PM. An exit meeting was conducted on March 3, 2020. One staff record, one child's record, documentation, and video recordings were reviewed. A violation was issued as a result of this monitoring inspection.
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If there are any questions regarding this inspection, please contact Shawanda Henderson at 540-216-1434 or S.Henderson@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-410-1
Description: Based on a review of video recording and staff interviews, a staff member utilized the forbidden actions of physical punishment and roughly handling of a child at the center. Evidence: Staff A was observed on the video recording from the playground area on January 27, 2020 roughly handling a child by pulling Child A, age 4 years old, off the middle of the slide by his arm. The force of the pull caused the child's body to go over the side of the slide. Child A landed on his feet after going over the edge of the slide. Staff A grabbed the hand of a second child and roughly pulled both children to line up with the rest of the class outside of the door leading to the classroom. Staff A is observed letting go of the second child's hand and hitting child A.The child can be heard crying out immediately after impact and continuing to cry as the class entered the building.

Plan of Correction: The teacher was terminated immediately after the incident. All staff are being trained on behavior management through Pro Solutions which needs to be completed by March 31, 2020.The staff will also be trained on stress management and management will reiterate that help will be provided during difficult and stressful periods.

Disclaimer:

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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