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Shawn"I am having a ball doing these courses. So much of it is very interesting and also touches a lot on what I learned in college. I decided to go into child care and my director recommended me to take the CDA course. I think it is great."

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Zoica“Everything went very well! I received all of my certificates in a very timely manner! I love your program and am recommending it to other staff members in our organization! I plan on using your program in the very near future myself! Thank you for such a great service!”

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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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OR Core Knowledge Categories Health Safety and Nutrition
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Oregon Core Knowledge Categories

Click on a course title below to learn more and order.

Core knowledge categories listed: Diversity, Families and Community Systems, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Human Growth and Development, Learning Environments and Curriculum, Observation and Assessment, Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development, Program Management, Special Needs, Understanding and Guiding Behavior

Click here to see a printable chart that lists hours per core knowledge category for each course.

Diversity
Families and Community Systems
Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Abuse and Neglect 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Caring for Children in Your Home 6 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 10 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum, 4 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
Fun and Fitness 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Emergency Preparedness in Child Care 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Great Beginnings 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development, 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Keeping Infants Safe 3 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Infants in Child Care 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 6 hrs in Human Growth and Development, 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum, 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Lead Safety in Child Care 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Managing Health and Safety 12 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Preschoolers in Child Care 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development, 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum, 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Preventing Child Abuse 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Safe Baby, Safe Child 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Safe Spaces in Child Care 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Sanitation for Disease Prevention 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Sun Safety 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Toddlers in Child Care 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition, 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development, 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum, 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Transportation Safety 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care 1 hr in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Human Growth and Development
Learning Environments and Curriculum
Observation and Assessment
Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
Program Management
Special Needs
Understanding and Guiding Behavior