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Care Courses
Wisconsin Core Knowledge Areas

Click on a Core Knowledge area below to view Care Courses covering that specific knowledge area.

Areas listed: Child Development, Family Systems and Dynamics, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Diversity, Family Relationships, Finance, Guidance, Legal, Marketing, Observation and Assessment, Organizational Management, Personnel Management, Professionalism, Regulatory Policy and Standards, Safe and Healthy Environment, Special Needs

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

Child Development and Guidance
  • 9 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 4 hrs in Guidance
  • 1 hr in Safe and Healthy Environment
Great Beginnings
  • 3 hrs in Child Development
  • 2 hrs in Guidance
  • 3 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
Infants in Child Care
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 1 hr in Family Relationships
  • 1 hr in Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
Learning Centers
  • 4 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Making Learning Fun
  • 4 hrs in Child Development
  • 10 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 4 hrs in Professionalism
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem
  • 16 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Preschoolers in Child Care
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 4 hrs in Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
Principles of Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Child Development
  • 3 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 1 hr in Guidance
Social-Emotional Development in Young Children
  • 3 hrs in Child Development
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 4 hrs in Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
Toilet Learning
  • 2 hrs in Child Development
No courses meet the criteria for this Core Knowledge Area.
After-School Programs
  • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 4 hrs in Guidance
Child Development and Guidance
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 9 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Guidance
  • 1 hr in Safe and Healthy Environment
Creating Schedules and Routines
  • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Day by Day with Toddlers
  • 12 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 3 hrs in Guidance
Infants in Child Care
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 1 hr in Family Relationships
  • 1 hr in Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
Learning Centers
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 4 hrs in Child Development
Making Learning Fun
  • 10 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 4 hrs in Child Development
  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 4 hours in Professionalism
Many Ways to Learn
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 6 hrs in Diversity
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem
  • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 16 hrs in Child Development
Preschoolers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
Principles of Child Development
  • 3 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 6 hrs in Child Development
  • 1 hr in Guidance
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
The Early Childhood Professional
  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 1 hr in Organizational Management
  • 13 hours in Professionalism
Making Learning Fun
  • 2 hrs in Diversity
  • 4 hrs in Child Development
  • 10 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 4 hours in Professionalism
Many Ways to Learn
  • 6 hrs in Diversity
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
First Steps in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Family Relationships
  • 2 hrs in Professionalism
Infants in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Family Relationships
  • 8 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 1 hr in Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
Parents and Child Care
  • 15 hrs in Family Relationships
  • 5 hrs in Organizational Management
Understanding Each Other
  • 5 hrs in Family Relationships
  • 4 hrs in Professionalism
No courses meet the criteria for this Core Knowledge Area.
After-School Programs
  • 4 hrs in Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Biting Hurts!
  • 1 hr in Guidance
  • 1 hr in Observation and Assessment
Child Development and Guidance
  • 4 hrs in Guidance
  • 9 hrs in Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • 1 hr in Safe and Healthy Environment
  • Day by Day with Toddlers
    • 3 hrs in Guidance
    • 12 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    Great Beginnings
    • 2 hrs in Guidance
    • 3 hrs in Child Development
    • 3 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    Infants in Child Care
    • 1 hr in Guidance
    • 8 hrs in Child Development
    • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    • 1 hr in Family Relationships
    • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    Preschoolers in Child Care
    • 4 hrs in Guidance
    • 8 hrs in Child Development
    • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    Principles of Child Development
    • 1 hr in Guidance
    • 6 hrs in Child Development
    • 3 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    Toddlers in Child Care
    • 4 hrs in Guidance
    • 8 hrs in Child Development
    • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    No courses meet the criteria for this Core Knowledge Area.
    No courses meet the criteria for this Core Knowledge Area.
    Biting Hurts!
    • 1 hr in Observation and Assessment
    • 1 hr in Guidance
    Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development
    • 10 hrs in Observation and Assessment
    Child Care Administration
    • 10 hrs in Organizational Management
    • 10 hrs in Personnel Management
    The Early Childhood Professional
    • 1 hr in Organizational Management
    • 2 hrs in Diversity
    • 13 hours in Professionalism
    Parents and Child Care
    • 5 hrs in Organizational Management
    • 15 hrs in Family Relationships
    Child Care Administration
    • 10 hrs in Personnel Management
    • 10 hrs in Organizational Management
    The Early Childhood Professional
    • 13 hrs in Professionalism
    • 2 hrs in Diversity
    • 1 hr in Organizational Management
    First Steps in Child Care
    • 2 hrs in Professionalism
    • 1 hr in Family Relationships
    A Joyful Life of Caregiving
    • 1 hr in Professionalism
    Making Learning Fun
    • 4 hrs in Professionalism
    • 4 hrs in Child Development
    • 10 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    • 2 hrs in Diversity
    Understanding Each Other
    • 4 hrs in Professionalism
    • 5 hrs in Family Relationships

    No courses meet the criteria for this Core Knowledge Area.

    Abuse and Neglect
    • 5 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environment
    Child Development and Guidance
    • 1 hr in Safe and Healthy Environment
    • 9 hrs in Child Development
    • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    • 4 hrs in Guidance
    Fun and Fitness
    • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environment
    Great Beginnings
    • 3 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    • 3 hrs in Child Development
    • 2 hrs in Guidance
    Keeping Infants Safe
    • 3 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    Infants in Child Care
    • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    • 8 hrs in Child Development
    • 6 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    • 1 hr in Family Relationships
    • 1 hr in Guidance
    Managing Health and Safety in Child Care
    • 12 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    Preschoolers in Child Care
    • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    • 8 hrs in Child Development
    • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    • 4 hrs in Guidance
    Safe Baby, Safe Child
    • 5 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    Sanitation for Disease Prevention
    • 5 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    Sun Safety
    • 2 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    Toddlers in Child Care
    • 4 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    • 8 hrs in Child Development
    • 4 hrs in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    • 4 hrs in Guidance
    Transportation Safety
    • 2 hrs in Safe and Healthy Environment
    No courses meet the criteria for this Core Knowledge Area.