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Image for Block Play Block Play
3 clock hours / $25.00
Learn how to facilitate meaningful block play and the many skills that block play promotes.
Image for Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Caring for Children
   with Autism Spectrum Disorder

4 clock hours / $30.00
Study the characteristics of ASD and learn how to help children achieve their highest potential.
Image for Challenging Behavior: Positive Guidance in Child Care Challenging Behavior:
   Positive Guidance in Child Care

6 clock hours / $40.00
Provides insight into challenging behavior, including how to prevent and respond to it.
Image for Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences Child Abuse and Neglect:
A Caregiver’s Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences

5 clock hours / $34.00
Learn how to strengthen families, and the effects of child abuse, neglect, and other ACEs.
Image for Child Development and Guidance Child Development and Guidance
20 clock hours / $60.00
Learn the typical developmental characteristics of children from birth to six, and much more.
Image for Creating Schedules and Routines Creating Schedules and Routines
4 clock hours / $30.00
Learn to use schedules to manage your days and how to establish routines that contribute to children's development.
Image for The Early Childhood Environment: Learning Centers The Early Childhood Environment:
Learning Centers

10 clock hours / $50.00
Bound to get your creative energy flowing, this course will help you create an exciting child’s world!
Image for Early Childhood Stress: Serious Stress in Children's Lives Early Childhood Stress:
Serious Stress in Children's Lives

5 clock hours / $34.00
Learn how to support children who have experienced abuse and neglect, household substance use disorders, domestic violence, poverty, and more.
Image for Fun and Fitness Addressing Obesity in Early Childhood Fun and Fitness:
Addressing Childhood Obesity

2 clock hours / $18.00
Covers children’s nutritional and physical movement needs. Includes recipes and activities.
Image for Great Days with Kids: Curriculum and Lesson Planning Great Days with Kids:
Curriculum and Lesson Planning

5 clock hours / $34.00
Plan curriculum that promotes children's development and helps your days run smoothly.
Image for A Joyful Life of Caregiving A Joyful Life of Caregiving
1 clock hour / $12.00
This introductory course includes many ways to have joyful days with children.
Image for Lead Safety in Child Care Lead Safety in Child Care
2 clock hours / $18.00
Learn where lead lurks, the healh risks to children, and how to mitigate the dangers.
Image for Making Learning Fun Making Learning Fun
20 clock hours / $60.00
This course presents a wealth of exciting ideas and techniques for providing terrific learning environments. So many fun ideas!         
Image for Managing Health and Safety in Child Care Managing Health and Safety in Child Care
12 clock hours / $52.00
Provde a healthy and safe environment for young children. Includes many aspects of health and safety.
Image for Many Ways to Learn for Toddlers and Preschoolers Many Ways to Learn for Toddlers and Preschoolers
12 clock hours / $52.00
Learn about children's many intelligences and learning styles.
Image for Medication Procedures in Child Care Medication Procedures in Child Care
2 clock hours / $18.00
Learn medication administration procedures and how to respond to medical emergencies.
Image for Music and Movement Music and Movement
3 clock hours / $25.00
Learn the importance of creating, listening to, and moving to music during early childhood. Includes songs and activities.
Image for Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem
20 clock hours / $60.00
Learn ways to help children develop a strong positive sense of their own worth and importance as individuals.
Image for Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development Observing, Recording, and Assessing
Children's Development

10 clock hours / $50.00
Learn why observing children’s authentic activities is the best way to gather information on their development.
Image for Play and Learning in Early Childhood Play and Learning in Early Childhood
4 clock hours / $30.00
Learn the role of play in children’s cognitive, physical, and social–emotional development.
Image for Playing Outdoors Playing Outdoors
1 clock hour / Free!
Learn the benefits of outdoor activities and environments that promote exploration.
Image for Preschoolers in Child Care Preschoolers in Child Care
20 clock hours / $60.00
In this course you will learn typical characteristics and needs of children at ages three, four, and five, and much more.
Image for Principles of Child Development and Learning Principles of Child Development and Learning
10 clock hours / $50.00
Learn the basic principles of children's development and learning and ways to apply them.
Image for Safe Baby Safe Child Safe Baby, Safe Child
5 clock hours / $34.00
Learn ways to soothe crying babies, how to recognize symptoms of TBIs, and much more.
Image for Safe Environments in Child Care Safe Environments in Child Care
5 clock hours / $34.00
Learn to recognize and reduce indoor and outdoor hazards to children’s health and safety.
Image for Social–Emotional Development in Young Children Social–Emotional Development
   in Young Children

3 clock hours / $25.00
Learn factors that influence children’s sense of self, interactions with others, and approach to learning.
Image for Sun Safety Sun Safety
2 clock hours / $18.00
Learn how to protect children from the sun's radiation. Includes information on Australia's "slip, slap, seek, and slide" campaign.
Image for Transitions and Other Troublesome Times Transitions and Other Troublesome Times
6 clock hours / $40.00
Discover strategies to support children with transitions between activities, including lunchtime, naptime, and going-home time.
Image for Transportation Safety Transportation Safety
2 clock hours / $18.00
Learn how to use child restraint systems and ways to help ensure children’s safe transportation.
Image for Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care Understanding and Managing
Allergies in Child Care

1 clock hour / $12.00
Includes allergy care plans & treating allergic exposure.

School-Age Children


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