Career Elective Child Care III

DESCRIPTION:
This course discusses the stages of physical and mental child growth and development. It also describes beneficial actions child care providers can take to enhance development and deal with specific situations and circumstances. This course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 describes specific behaviors and cues that indicate normal or abnormal mental, physical, social, and emotional growth of infants, toddlers, and pre-school age children. It also laws and guidelines applicable t dealing with children with disabilities.

Semester 2 describes effective techniques for fostering positive child self esteem, managing childhood conflict and anger, and dealing with childhood stressors including trauma and stranger and separation anxieties. It also discusses ethical behavior expected of all child care professionals.

CREDITS:
1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:
Career Elective Child Care I
Career Elective Child Care II

Child Care III Semester 1

Language Development
Stages of Cognitive Development in Infants
Stages of Cognitive Development in Preschoolers
Stages of Cognitive Development in Toddlers
Toilet Training
Stages of Physical Growth and Development in Infants
Stages of Physical Growth and Development in Preschoolers
Stages of Physical Growth and Development in Toddlers
Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Infants
Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Preschoolers
Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Toddlers
Disability Laws Pertaining to Child Care
Child Care III: Semester 1 Test

Child Care III Semester 2

Child Self Esteem
Childhood Anger and Anger Management
Conflict Management for Children
Guidance and Discipline
Multiculturalism
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Praise and Rewards
Special Care: Inclusion
Stranger and Separation Anxiety
Stress in Young Children
Teaching Tolerance
Ethics and Ethical Behavior
Child Care III: Semester 2 Test

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