Family Child Care certificate
These courses make up a part-time program for those providing care for children in a home setting. Courses can be taken individually or for credit towards the Family Child Care certificate.
Ongoing registration is being accepted for the Family Child Care certificate program. For more information, contact George Melzer at 1-888-504-7441, local 4791, or email@example.com
Introduction to Family Child Care
This course provides an overview of the whole Family Child Care program, including goals and content. It introduces you (whether you are a prospective or current childcare provider, parent, or considering a career change) to the mechanics of operating a home-based family childcare business.
(FAM 01 A3A) Bev Higgins, 3 sessions, Sat, 9:30 am–4:30 pm, $125. Starts Sep 13.
(FAM 01 C3A) Barb Presseau, 3 sessions, Sat, 9 am–4 pm, $125. Starts Sept 6.
Understanding Child Development
This course provides an overview of the development of the individual from conception through adolescence. Particular attention is paid to the psychological, emotional, physical, moral, and intellectual development from birth to age 12. This course will look at each of these areas from different theorists’ perspectives with application to the childcare setting.
(FAM 02 A3A) George Melzer, 6 sessions, Wed, 6–9:30 pm, $125. Starts Sept 24.
(FAM 02 C3A) George Melzer, 6 sessions, Thurs, 6–9:30 pm, $125. Starts Sept 18.
Understanding Children’s Behaviour
This course focuses on the guidance and nurturing of young children based on an understanding of their behaviour. We will develop strategies for interpersonal communication, child management, and the fostering of positive emotional and social development of your children. We’ll explore effective ways of dealing with negative behaviour while developing strategies to encourage positive behaviour as well as preserving and encouraging children’s self-esteem.
(FAM 03 A3A) Bev Higgins, 6 sessions, Wed, 6–9:30 pm, $125. Starts Nov 5.
(FAM 03 C3A) Bev Higgins, 6 sessions, Thurs, 6–9:30 pm, $125. Starts Oct 30.