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Care Courses
Massachusetts Core Competencies for Annual Training

Click on a Core Competency area below to view Care Courses covering that specific knowledge area. Then click a course title for information on that course.

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The Early Childhood Professional

$50.00

  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 13 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
  • 1 hr in Program Management
First Steps in Child Care

$22.00

  • 1 hr in Families and Community Systems
  • 2 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
Parents and Child Care

$52.00

  • 10 hrs in Families and Community Systems
  • 10 hrs in Program Management
Fun and Fitness

$17.00

  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Great Beginnings

$40.00

  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Infants in Child Care

$52.00

  • 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
Managing Health and Safety in Child Care

$46.00

  • 12 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Preschoolers in Child Care

$52.00

  • 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
Safe Baby, Safe Child

$30.00

  • 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Sanitation for Disease Prevention

$30.00

  • 5 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Sun Safety

$17.00

  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Toddlers in Child Care

$52.00

  • 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

$17.00

  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Child Development and Guidance

$52.00

  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Great Beginnings

$40.00

  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Infants in Child Care

$52.00

  • 6 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem

$52.00

  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 10 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Preschoolers in Child Care

$52.00

  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Principles of Child Development

$44.00

  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Social-Emotional Development in Young Children

$22.00

  • 3 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Toddlers in Child Care

$52.00

  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Toilet Learning

$17.00

  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Child Development and Guidance

$52.00

  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Creating Schedules and Routines

$27.00

  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Day by Day with Toddlers

$49.00

  • 12 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 3 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Great Beginnings

$40.00

  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 2 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 2 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Infants in Child Care

$52.00

  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 6 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Making Learning Fun

$52.00

  • 20 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Many Ways to Learn

$46.00

  • 12 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem

$52.00

  • 10 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
Preschoolers in Child Care

$52.00

  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Toddlers in Child Care

$52.00

  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Biting Hurts!

$17.00

  • 1 hr in Observation and Assessment
  • 1 hr in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development

$44.00

  • 10 hrs in Observation and Assessment
The Early Childhood Professional

$50.00

  • 13 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 1 hr in Program Management
First Steps in Child Care

$22.00

  • 2 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
  • 1 hr in Families and Community Systems
A Joyful Life of Caregiving

$8.00

  • 1 hr in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
Understanding Each Other

$42.00

  • 9 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
The Early Childhood Professional

$50.00

  • 1 hr in Program Management
  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 13 hrs in Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
Parents and Child Care

$52.00

  • 10 hrs in Program Management
  • 10 hrs in Families and Community Systems
Biting Hurts!

$17.00

  • 1 hr in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • 1 hr in Observation and Assessment
Child Development and Guidance

$52.00

  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • 10 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Infants in Child Care

$52.00

  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 6 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 6 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Preschoolers in Child Care

$52.00

  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum
Toddlers in Child Care

$52.00

  • 4 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • 4 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • 8 hrs in Human Growth and Development
  • 4 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum