Career Elective Child Care and Education 3

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 includes laws and guidelines applicable to 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 and Education 1

Career Elective Child Care and Education 2

Child Care and Education 3: 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 and Education 3: Semester 1 Test

Child Care and Education 3: 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 and Education 3: Semester 2 Test