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Care Courses offers distance-learning courses for child care providers and parents. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US States continuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. All our professional development courses give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs.

Our informative child care training programs can be completed anywhere and at any time. Study at home, at the park, or wherever is most convenient for you. Our friendly, knowledgeable instructors offer unlimited free student support by phone or email, and are always happy to help!

Early childhood child care training can be fun, interesting, and relevant to your daily work and experience! We've been offering professional development classes for over 30 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.

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Learning Outcomes for Partnerships with Parents

Lesson 1: Creating Effective Partnerships

After completing Lesson 1, you will be able to:

  • name some reasons why a partnership relationship with parents is important
  • identify specific principles to guide parent–staff partnerships
  • identify strategies for achieving positive partnerships with parents
  • identify strategies for involving parents in their child's program
  • identify specific principles of effective two-way communication
  • list strategies for handling difficult situations

Lesson 2: Understanding Parents' Points of View

After completing Lesson 2, you will be able to:

  • identify strategies for maintaining a positive partnership relationship with parents when special concerns, difficult situations, or disagreements arise
  • list tips for making sure parents get what they want from their child's early care and education program
  • explain the early childhood professional's ethical responsibilities to families
  • identify strategies for including parents in the process of documentation to enhance the parent partnership relationship
  • name techniques for involving parents in the evaluation of early care and education programs

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