16 Hour Texas Pre-Service - online course

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16 Hour Texas Pre-Service - $50

27 Included resources
IACET accredit provider CEUs

1.6 CEUs


Caregivers are required to complete 24 clock hours of pre-service training. Eight clock hours of the required 24 must be completed before a caregiver is given responsibility for a group of children. The remaining 16 hours of pre-service training must be completed within 90 days of employment. This course provides 16 hours of approved pre-service training.

Topics covered in this training include:
Developmental stages of children
Age-appropriate activities for children
Positive guidance and discipline of children
Fostering children’s self-esteem
Supervision and safety practices in the care of children
Positive interaction with children
Preventing and controlling the spread of communicable diseases, including immunizations.
Understanding and using safe sleep practices and preventing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

B. Objectives / Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this training, the learner will be able to:
  1. Describe the steps teachers should take to identifying challenging behaviors.
  2. Describe common myths and facts about safe sleep for infants and young toddlers.
  3. Explain appropriate crib guidelines for caregivers to ensure safe sleep for infants and young toddlers.
  4. Explain the possible causes and results of traumatic brain injury in infants and young children.
  5. Define resilience and identify ways it helps young children overcome toxic stressors.
  6. Demonstrate understanding of appropriate interaction with infants and toddlers.
  7. Identify strategies for providing appropriate care for infants and toddlers with chronic health issues
  8. Identify recommended medical and immunization schedules for children birth through age three
  9. Recognize the importance of a positive and respectful attitude in working with all children and their families.
  10. Define social emotional development in young children
  11. Identify strategies in promoting sound health and safety principles for in child care.
  12. Demonstrate an understanding of approaches to learning
  13. Identify theorists of guidance and discipline
  14. Identify the different learning concepts related to block play.
  15. Identify appropriate practices communicable diseases/illnesses and immunizations and their schedules in child care setting
  16. Describe how materials, equipment, environment, and staff meet the individual needs for children
  17. Give examples of strategies to prevent traumatic brain injuries in infants and young children.
  18. Demonstrate an understanding of how ongoing preventive health and wellness care affects child development
  19. Identify ways to interact respectfully and appropriately in a variety of cultural contexts
  20. Give examples of strategies caregivers can use to ensure safe sleeping habits and the prevention of SIDS/SUIDS in infants.
  21. Demonstrate an understanding of development in children 3-5 years of age and their learning styles.
  22. Describe the importance of social emotional skill development in children entering kindergarten.
  23. Distinguish appropriate indoor safety concerns
  24. Distinguish appropriate outdoor safety concerns
Criteria to earn CEUs:
Certificates are awarded when the following criteria have been met by the learner:
  1. Class has been paid in full
  2. All material has been reviewed
  3. All review questions and final test have been completed with a passing score of 80% or higher.
Learning Assessment Method:
Learners will be assessed through questions after every section is completed. Learners will not be allowed to proceed to the next section of the training until all questions have been answered correctly. Learners will be presented with a final test composed of true/false and multiple choice questions. Upon successful completion of the training, learners will receive their certificate by email.

Learning Methodology:
Online material will be presented in the form of slides, accompanied with speech. Videos will be used to demonstrate ideas and concepts. Charts and tables will be used for illustration.

Logistics/Required Technology:
A stable internet connection is required for the completion of this course. Users are highly encouraged to take their online course on Google Chrome on either a laptop or desktop computer. Speakers and/or headphones are also required to hear speech.

Payment Policy:
Payments need to be made in full. No refunds will be issued after starting the class.

Proprietary or conflict of interest disclosure:
Unless otherwise stated in the course description none of H & H subject matter experts and editor has any conflict or proprietary interests related to the material they prepared in this course.

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Please read carefully:

You are purchasing a session of an online training that includes online assessments. Your certificate will be emailed to you once you pass the final exam with a passing grade of 80%.

Your certificate will bear the name you provided to us when you signed up. For support and questions regarding the material presented in this class please contact us at info@childcareed.com. Please consult our frequently asked questions page for other questions or feel free to contact us.

No prerequisites are required for the completion of this course.

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Hours breakdown

5 CD/ 5 CUR/ 6 HSN

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CDA Plus

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