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Certified Child Care Worker

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Language: English

Description: This course, offered by our accredited school partners, provides an introduction to the historical, theoretical, and developmental foundations for educating young children, with an emphasis on creating inclusive environments and curricula that are responsive to the needs of diverse children and their families. Topics include historical influences, program types, guidance strategies, professionalism, current trends and issues, and advocacy.

Course Outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

Analyze the roles, responsibilities, and requirements for those who work in early childhood settings
Analyze the evolution of the field of ECE through its historical figures and developmental and learning theorists
Analyze current issues that have implications for children, families, society, and early childhood professionals
Describe the age-related developmental accomplishments of young children from birth through age eight in each of the developmental domains, and their corresponding appropriate teaching strategies
Critique developmentally appropriate learning environments for children ages zero through eight years
Analyze programs that support individual differences, are culturally responsive, and include all children
Analyze the early childhood education standards as they relate to the preparation of developmentally appropriate curriculum
Analyze practices that ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all children
Compare a variety of guidance strategies to help children develop emotional self-regulation and avoid challenging behaviors
Describe strategies that foster teacher and family partnerships for effectiveness in early childhood programs
Describe the role of assessment and documentation as tools to inform curriculum development and improve teaching, child learning outcomes, and early childhood program quality
Evaluate the attributes of professionalism in the field of early childhood education, including professional practice, advocacy, and social justice

This course focuses on the physical and psychological safety, health, and nutritional needs of children, from birth to age eight, and how to meet these needs in group settings. Topics include wellness of young children, standards, guidelines and national initiatives, children's nutritional needs, safe and healthy environments, preventing and responding to emergencies, child abuse and neglect, planning educational experiences, and partnering with families.

Course Outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

Analyze wellness issues as they apply to young children
Analyze health, safety, and nutrition standards, guidelines, and national initiatives and their role in early childhood settings
Design early childhood environments that meet the nutritional needs of children
Design physically safe environments for children in early childhood settings
Plan for effective emergency response in early childhood settings
Create healthy environments for children in early childhood settings
Evaluate children's emotional health and safety
Explain child abuse and neglect issues in early childhood
Develop effective learning experiences for young children in the areas of health, safety, and nutrition
Develop plans to partner with families to promote children's wellness

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Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Certification: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB’s Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam. The Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam prepares individuals for a career as a Child Care Worker. The certification displays mastery of the latest information and skill practice necessary to be a successful Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) in a variety of settings.

Child Care Workers are responsible to care for children, in various settings when parents or other family members are unavailable. Certified Child Care Workers (CCCW) are responsible for making sure that children’s basic needs are being met, supervise and monitor the safety of children, assist with homework, and even be able to recognize signs of emotional distress or developmental issues. Certified Child Care Workers (CCCW) are employed in childcare centers, preschools, public schools, and private homes.

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Class Details

Online 24/7

NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration

Course Fee: 


Registration Closes On
Friday, December 21, 2018 @ 2:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online