Career Elective Child Care II

DESCRIPTION:
This course describes effective techniques and procedures for establishing positive and productive relationships with families and the community. It also discusses considerations for maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment. The course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 describes methods and opportunities for relating to parents and encouraging parental involvement. It also defines basic attributes of effective written communications and discusses techniques for overcoming difficulties communicating with parents including potential barriers posed by cross-cultural communications.

Semester 2 discusses infant and child health issues including nutrition and childhood obesity. It also describes actions and activities that should be taken to ensure safety and security in a child care environment.

CREDITS:
1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:
Career Elective Child Care I

Child Care II Semester 1

Cross-Cultural Communication
Effective Written Communication
Encouraging Parental Involvement
Helping Children Cope with Grief
Open House
Overcoming Difficulties in Communicating with Parents
Relating with Parents
Surviving Toddlerhood
Working and Communicating with Families
Child Care II: Semester 1 Test

Child Care II Semester 2

Childhood Obesity
Design and Use of Child Oriented Spaces
Health
Health: Curriculum Development Tools
Infant and Toddler Health and Safety
Nutrition
Nutrition: Curriculum Development Tools
Outdoor Play Safety
Safety
Safety and Security Procedures
Safety: Curriculum Development Tools
SIDS and Shaken Baby
Special Interest Centers
Child Care II: Semester 2 Test

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