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.
The purpose of the Positive Supports Rule is to improve the quality of life for individuals who receive services from any program that is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services by requiring the use of person-centered principles and positive support strategies. Since early care and education programs in Minnesota are licensed under Rule 2 (Family Child Care) or Rule 3 (Center-based Child Care) through the MN Department of Human Services, the Positive Supports Rule is applicable to these programs. The purpose of this self-study course is to begin to increase understanding of how the PSR is to be applied in early care and education programs.
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
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.