CAREER ELECTIVE CHILD CARE II

DESCRIPTION:
This course will prepare online students to employ skills needed in the childcare facilities. It also discusses aspects of physical development and social/emotional development in children. The course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 discusses aspects of physical development in children, including the stages of physical development, physical activity and safety, assessing children’s physical needs and relating to parents.

Semester 2 discusses aspects of social/emotional development in children, including the stages of social/emotional development, children’s self-esteem and temperament, childhood anger and anger management, and other social/emotional topics like stress, separation anxiety and grief. It also discusses documenting children’s behaviors and working with children who have disabilities.

CREDITS:
1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:
Child Care I

Child Care II Semester 1

  • Child Care II: Semester 1 Pretest
  • Stages of Physical Growth and Development in Infants
  • Stages of Physical Growth and Development in Toddlers
  • Stages of Physical Growth and Development in Preschoolers
  • Safety
  • Outdoor Play Safety
  • Physical Activity
  • Equipment, Activities, and Strategies for Promoting Physical Activity
  • Physical Activity for Children with Disabilities
  • Recognizing Levels of Social Play
  • Assessing Children’s Physical Development
  • Risk Management
  • Relating with Parents
  • Overcoming Difficulties Communicating with Parents
  • Child Care II: Semester 1 End of Semester Exam

Child Care II Semester 2

  • Child Care II: Semester 2 Pretest
  • Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Infants
  • Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Toddlers
  • Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Preschoolers
  • Child Self-Esteem
  • Children’s Temperament
  • Childhood Anger and Anger Management
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Stress in Young Children
  • Stranger and Separation Anxiety
  • Helping Children Cope with Grief
  • Working with Children with Disabilities
  • Documenting Children’s Behaviors
  • Using Portfolios in Early Childhood Programs
  • Child Care II: Semester 2 End of Semester Exam