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Why use Care Courses? Because they're convenient, affordable and you learn so much!


andrea“The care courses were a big hit with our staff this year! They were a convenient and fun way to finish our required training hours while dialing into our own personal interests. ”  

Andrea, Ashland, Oregon

jane“Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart. I love the courses you have to offer, the service is friendly and so efficient. I am hooked for life.”  

Jane, Rockville, Maryland

Care Courses offers online training classes and book courses for child care providers, home visitors 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 toward CDA Renewal.

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. Then go online to complete and submit your coursework. 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 20 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.

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NM Common Core Competencies Child Youth Development
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New Mexico Common Core Competencies

Click on a New Mexico Core Competency below to view Care Courses covering that specific core competency. Then click a course title for information on that course.

Want to see the core competencies all on one page? Click to download a printable chart that lists hours per competency for each course.

Questions? Please contact us! We are available 9-5 ET, M-F by phone: 1-800-685-7610 
Or day, evenings, weekends by email: info@CareCourses.com. We are happy to help!

Child/ Youth Development

Active or Hyperactive? 30 clock hours/ 3 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
After-School Programs 8 clock hours/ 0.8 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
The Art of Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Professionalism
Biting Hurts! 2 clock hours/ 0.2 CEUs Child/Youth Development
Child Development and Guidance 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Children with Special Needs: Autism Spectrum Disorder 16 clock hours/ 1.6 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Children's Challenging Behaviors 10 clock hours/ 1 CEU Child/Youth Development
Day by Day with Toddlers 15 clock hours/ 1.5 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Discipline in Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Great Beginnings 8 clock hours/ 0.8 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Great Days with Kids 5 clock hours/ 0.5 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Imagination at Play 6 clock hours/ 0.6 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Infants in Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Language Development in Infants 8 clock hours/ 0.8 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Learning Centers 10 clock hours/ 1 CEU Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Making Learning Fun 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Many Ways to Learn 12 clock hours/ 1.2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Behavior 10 clock hours/ 1 CEU Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Preschoolers in Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Principles of Child Development 10 clock hours/ 1 CEU Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Social-Emotional Development in Young Children 3 clock hours/ 0.3 CEUs Child/Youth Development
Stress and Day Care 25 clock hours/ 2.5 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Toddlers in Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Toilet Learning 2 clock hours/ 0.2 CEUs Child/Youth Development
Transitions and Other Troublesome Times 6 clock hours/ 0.6 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Understanding Children 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Family and Community Collaboration
Developmentally Appropriate Content
Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
Assessment of Children and Programs
Professionalism