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ECED& 100 - Child Care Basics

3 CR

Previously ECED 170. 
This course is designed to meet licensing requirements for early learning lead teachers and family home child care providers, STARS 30 hour basics course recognized in the MERIT system. Topics: child growth/development, cultural responsiveness, community resources, guidance, health/safety/nutrition and professional practices. 
  Either ECED 170  or ECED& 100 may be taken for credit, but not both.

Course Outcomes
  • Identify ways to create partnerships and provide resources for all families. 
  • Examine and describe the developmental characteristics and behaviors of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and young children. 
  • Plan for learning through play and active involvement for children in care programs. 
  • Implement techniques for keeping children healthy and safe in the childcare/home care setting and identifying incidences of child abuse and neglect. 
  • Describe techniques for meeting the nutritional and physical needs of all children. 
  • Identify appropriate guidance techniques. 

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