Whether you've been in child care for one week or for 10 years, at some point you've had to guide a behavior that disrupts your daily routine. Join us in an interactive look at challenging behavior and your role in working through it based on your own experiences and background.
This course on Data Privacy is about facilitating an understanding of what the ADA, Section 504, data privacy, confidentiality and releases of information are, and how they impact one's practice. It also identifies what areas of modification and/or improvement are needed in a practice and program to assure all legal aspects are met.
Universal design is the design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for additional adaptation or specialized design. This self-study will discuss the philosophy and strategies for universal design and embedded learning.
Research on the rates of expulsion and suspension due to challenging behaviors in early care and education programs has brought national attention to the importance of supporting children, families and early care and education professionals. This self study highlights research findings and promising practices for supporting the early childhood community and intervening in challenging behaviors
While those working with young children experience many rewards, their jobs are also physically, mentally and emotionally demanding. The early care and education professional needs to be flexible, compassionate and have an endless supply of energy. This self-study explores how stress, burnout and depression can impact early care and education professionals and the children in their care. Also included are characteristics and strategies to help early care and education professionals recognize, prevent and manage stress, burnout and depression. Tips and ideas for self-care will also be explored.
Through this course you will examine the Individual with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 and its implications for schools and child care settings.
Included are the important principles of Least Restrictive Environment, Natural Settings, and the IEP process. You will learn the differences between important disability laws and resources for further information.