Written for all childcare providers who interact with parents.
Maintaining harmony with parents will benefit you, the child, and the parents. Learn ways to build a trusting relationship with families, empower parents to collaborate in their children’s learning and create a sense of community. Learn communication strategies to interact effectively with parents who have different cultural backgrounds or communication styles. Understand how to anticipate and handle difficult situations common in child care and how to conduct home visits, teacher-parent conferences and group meetings. Course includes a variety of sample forms to assist you in your interactions with parents. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
After completing Parents and Child Care you will be able to explain the importance of parental involvement in child care and its benefits for children; discuss the meaning of the teacher-parent relationship as a partnership; and indicate the teacher’s role in establishing a partner relationship and empowering parents. Read more.
|NAC: The NECPA Commission, Inc. has approved this educational program as meeting the criteria for continuing education for the National Administrator Credential.|
Topics Covered in Parents and Child Care:
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read and write English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material, view videos, listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Multiple choice quizzes and written assignments.
Comments on Parents and Child Care:
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