Texas Department of Family and Protective Services requires 24 clock hours of annual training for those providing care to children in child-care centers in Texas. The 24 clock hours of annual training must be relevant to the age of the children for whom the caregiver provides care. At least six clock hours of the annual training hours must be in one or more of the following topics:
- Child growth and development
- Guidance and discipline
- Age-appropriate curriculum
- Teacher-child interaction
H&H Child Care Training Center offers multiple courses in all of the above topic areas. Look below at a few of these courses and their related outcomes.
Learning How They Play: Child Development
- Identify theory and theorist in relation to child development and approaches to learning;
- Identify the differences in major theories; and
- Demonstrate how theory is reflective in the child care environment.
Staying Positive: Guidance for Preschoolers
- Describe the meaning of positive discipline in the classroom;
- Demonstrate an understanding of how positive guidance promotes sound social and emotional development
- Describe positive discipline strategies to use in the classroom; and
- Describe a classroom management plan that promotes positive reinforcement, clear expectations, and consistent implementation.
Curriculum Planning: World of Books
- Demonstrate understanding of the benefits of reading aloud to young children;
- Explain the effects of reading aloud on social and emotional development in children;
- List strategies that implement reading aloud to young children in the daily schedule;
- Identify criteria for choosing appropriate literature for reading aloud; and
- Describe ways early childhood educators can encourage parents to read aloud to their children.
H&H Child Care Training Center has over 200 online training courses. H&H is always adding new courses so check our website often to find those courses that meet your needs and interests.