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Theories of Play (Set Two) :Learning Environments and Curriculum
Course Description: Set Two. (Three hours) Theories of Play is a self study that will focus on the different classical theories of play and how these theories led to our current understanding of play. Care providers with a deeper understanding of play can apply these theories effectively. Participants will explore ways play can be a medium for learning and the different contexts in which play can support the development of children.

 

Anger Management :Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Course Description: (2 hours credit) Caring for an angry or aggressive child can be very stressful and challenging . Learn some preventative strategies as well as strategies in how to manage and soothe an angry or aggressive child.By studying this course, you should be able to:Describe what happens physically when anger is felt; Identify some anger triggers and three main approaches to handling anger; Examine some strategies for helping children deal with anger; Be prepared to implement anger management strategies best suited to the needs of the kids in your care and to your temperament.

 

Snacks From Around The World :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (1 hour credit) When you have completed this self study, which in the Core Knowledge Category of Health, Safety and Nutrition you will be able to: Further children’s good health by preparing healthy, multi-culturally inspired recipes that they will enjoy at snack time. Provide children with motivating learning opportunities that will help them appreciate diversity and broaden their food tastes. Use the CACFP meal pattern to insure that snacks served meet USDA requirements.

 

Living with Celiac Disease (Gluten) set 2 :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (3 hours; Set Two Standard) By studying this material you should be able to: Define Celiac Disease, Examine how the body works to digest food, Select which foods can be substituted in place of gluten containing foods and practice ways to promote healthy eating patterns in the diets of children with Celiac Disease, Develop a gluten free menu for children in your care, Participants will apply their knowledge of the principles they learned by arranging their environment to make it nutritionally sound and safe for all children in their care.

 

Safe 'n' Sound :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (2 hours credit) When You’ve Completed This Self-Study You Should Be Able To: Recognize the need for a safe environment in the child care setting. Prepare a solution for disinfecting items in the child and home care settings. Identify how to handle and store food in a safe and sanitary manner. Recite and illustrate the proper hand washing techniques and tell about the importance of performing it correctly.

 

Creating Healthy Opportunities In Child Care Envir :Health, Safety, and Nutrition and Program Managment
Course Description: (Set Two) 6 hours Creating Healthy Opportunities In Child Care Environments Use the Choice tool kit to help you through the process of developing and implementing comprehensive written nutrition and physical activity policies for your child care center or child care home. Whether you are working on single or multiple policies, this training can be used to set goals, monitor your progress, and achieve individualized written and implemented policy for your program.

 

Developing Responsibility and Independence :Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Course Description: (2 hours credit) When You’ve Completed This Self-Study You Should Be Able To: Define responsibility and independence; Identify areas of responsibility, including task management and social responsiveness;Learn how to apply the seven “R’s” of responsibility; and strategize techniques for removing the barriers to responsible behavior.

 

Early Brain Development :Human Growth and Development
Course Description: (2 hours credit) When You’ve Completed This Self-Study You Should Be Able To: Identify areas of the brain and match them with corresponding brain functions. Explain why the first years of life are critical to healthy brain development. Sort out myths from verifiable facts about brain development. Be aware of specific “windows of opportunity” and choose “prime time” appropriate activities for, and interactions with, the children in your care. Reflect on what you have learned about early brain development and evaluate your current childcare practices in relation of this knowledge.

 

Encouraging Children's Emotional Development :Human Growth and Development
Course Description: (2 hours credit) When You have Completed This Self-Study, You Should Be Able To: Identify the process of emotional development in children, Explain why emotional development is important, Be aware of how caretakers can foster healthy emotional development, Reflect on what you have learned about emotional development, and evaluate your current child care practices in relation to this knowledge.

 

Farm to Preschool :Learning Environments and Curriculum
Course Description: (2 Hours) Develop an Editble Garden with Young Children. The FIRST SECTION defines an edible garden and provides an overview of how to prepare, maintain, and harvest an edible garden with the help of the children in your care. You will learn why edible gardens are beneficial in early childhood experiences as well as important considerations before launching your garden..

 

Food and Infant Health :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (2 hours credit) By studying this course, you should be able to: Explain why infants are at high risk for (Food Borne Illness) Create a plan for safe food shopping and transporting Analyze personal food storage habits and decide which, if any, will need to be changed Use effective handwashing techniques that are effective in combating FBI Fine tune your cleaning and food prep routines so that cross contamination is avoided and FBI risk is lowered.

 

Food Allergies :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (2 hours credit) By studying this information you should be able to: Develop an allergy free nutrition plan Explain to prospective clients how you identify food allergy symptoms, and how you create and maintain a safe, nutritional environment for children and families as endorsed by such organizations as US Department of Health and Human Services, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America. Decide which foods can be substituted in place of an allergen, and identify ways to promote healthy eating patterns in the diets of children with specific food allergies.Decide which foods can be substituted in place of an allergen, and identify ways to promote healthy eating patterns in the diets of children with specific food allergies.Decide which foods can be substituted in place of an allergen, and identify ways to promote healthy eating patterns in the diets of children with specific food allergies.

 

Oregon Child Care Food Handler Certificate :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: When you complete this self-study you will have your Oregon Child Care Food Handlers Certification and it will be valid for three years. In the first few pages of this book, you will see the goals and outcomes that you will be tested on for your food handler certificate. You will need a score of 75 percent to pass the test. Throughout this book you will find study questions that will help you get ready to take the test for the food handler certificate. At the end of the book is a practice test for you to take and see how you do.

 

Holiday Stress Management :Personal, Professional and Leadership Development
Course Description: (2 hours credit) You’ll identify effective strategies, suited to you, to ease managing holiday tasks and demands. In exploring the roles of traditions; you’ll analyze whether your traditions fit into your current circumstances; and you’ll consider ways to create meaningful new traditions and rituals. ****Please ensure that this training curriculum fulfills the training requirements of your respective Department of Human and/or Social Services. This is not the responsibility of Child Care Training To Go.

 

The Large & Small of It: Muscle Development :Human Growth and Development
Course Description: (2 credit hours) The FIRST SECTION will allow you to increase your awareness of foundational skills that lead to motor development during early childhood. The SECOND SECTION will enable you to identify the stages of large and small motor development from infants to preschoolers. The THIRD SECTION will provide you with suggested materials and activities for helping children with appropriate developmental skills for motor development.

 

PANDEMIC INFLUENZA :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (1 hour credit) You will be able to: Define influenza and explain the difference between the flu and a cold. Design your own pandemic influenza plan using the checklist in this self-study. Identify habits for good health and apply them in you child care setting.

 

Play: A Child's Work :Learning Environments and Curriculum
Course Description: (2 Hours Credit) The FIRST SECTION will explain the importance of play towards the physical, mental, social, and emotional development of children at all stages of childhood. The focus of the SECOND SECTION is on the identification of the different types of play that children engage in to help them make meaning of the world. The THIRD SECTION will demonstrate how child care providers can engage children through play, games, and interactions with other children and adults.

 

The Do's and Don'ts of Discipline :Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Course Description: (2 hours credit) When you’ve completed this study, you should have a better understanding of positive discipline measures. why toddlers act as they do; how positive discipline relates to child development; how to provide a positive environment for the children and yourself; techniques for dealing with tantrums, hitting, biting, and reluctant sharers, and the confidence to utilize the techniques.

 

Getting Started, Professional Provider Tool Kit :Program Management
Course Description: (2 hours credit) This study will focus on how to start your own child care business. You will touch on topics such as, Licensing your child care business, Marketing, Permission forms, Liability Insurance, and much more. ****Please ensure that this training curriculum fulfills the training requirements of your respective Department of Human and/or Social Services. This is not the responsibility of Child Care Training To Go.

 

Save it for a Rainy Day :Learning Environments and Curriculum
Course Description: (2 hours credit) You will review information about the science of storms and ways to stay safe. And then, you will plan and develop your own science and life skill learning module for use with the children in your care. You’ll be able to define the SCAMPER higher level thinking technique. And, by practicing use of the SCAMPER technique, you’ll be prepared to guide children in the use of SCAMPER. You’ll put together a Rainy Day Box that is uniquely suited for you and the children in your care. This box will contain activities and materials that will support the curriculum areas of Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, Dramatic Play, Quiet Games & Puzzles and Science.

 

What You Can Do About Child Abuse Mandatory Report :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (2hours) This self-study is specific to the state of Oregon and requires a test score of 100% to receive a certificate. Child abuse training and Mandatory Reporting. Child care and education providers are among those persons who are mandatory reporters of suspected incidents of child abuse and neglect in the state of Oregon. Participants will learn the process for reporting incidents of child abuse or neglect for which they have reasonable cause to believe have occurred. Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Health, Safety & Nutrition, 2 hours

 

Nurturing Secure Relationships :Human Growth and Development
Course Description: (2 hours credit) When You’ve Completed This Self-Study You Should Be Able To: Recognize the major components of the theories developed by main historical attachment behavior researchers; Identify the signs of a secure attachment relationship; Explain the importance of developing a secure child-caregiver attachment relationship; Assess the key ways in which you, as a caregiver, already promote early positive mental health; Enhance your skills for securing strong child-caregiver relationship attachments; Make a plan for strengthening communications between you and the families of children you care.

 

SIDS :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (1 hour credit) When You’ve Completed This Self-Study You Should Be Able To: Define SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome); Recognize environmental factors that may put an infant at increased risk for SIDS; Explain ways to lower SIDS risk; Have strategies in place that will help you keep current with research findings about the prevention of SIDS.

 

Manegando su Caracter :Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Course Description: (2 horas de credito)(Spanish Version) Estudiando este curso Ud. estará en condiciones de:Describir que pasa físicamente cuando siente Ira. Identificar que es lo que le hacen enojarse, y tres vías principales de manejar la Ira;Examinar algunas estrategias para ayudar a los niños a ; Estar preparado para implementar el manejo de estrategias que mejor se adapten a las necesidades de los niños a su cuidado .

 

La Relación con los Padres :Families and Community Systems
Course Description: (2 horas de credito) (Spanish Version) Mediante el estudio de este curso, usted debe ser capaz de: Evaluar sus habilidades de comunicación y desarrollar otras nuevas; Crear sistemas fáciles de hacer para documentar y mantener el comportamiento y las rutinas de los niños Encontrar formas de compartir la información con miembros de la familia; Considerar cómo la institución de la familia es muy flexible e identificar algunos de los puntos fuertes de las familias que tienen niños a su cuidado; puntos fuertes a los que Ud. pueda recurrir.

 

Desarrolando Independencia y Responsabilidad :Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Course Description: (2 horas de credito)(Spanish Version) Cuando haya completado este auto aprendizaje debe ser capaz de: Definir Responsabilidad e Independencia;Identificar las áreas de responsabilidad, incluida la administración de tareas y capacidad de respuesta social; Obtener información sobre cómo aplicar los siete "R" de responsabilidad; Estrategias para elaborar técnicas para eliminar las barreras del comportamiento responsable; Mejorar el papel de padres y proveedores de atención infantil para actuar como profesores de valores y el comportamiento eficaz; Aumentar la confianza en la capacidad de criar niños responsables e independientes.

 

El uso correcto e incorrecto de la disciplina: est :Understanding and Guiding Behavior
Course Description: (2 horas de credito) (Spanish Version) Cuando haya completado este estudio, deben tener una mejor comprensión de las medidas de disciplina positiva. Usted aprenderá: Por qué los niños pequeños actúan como lo hacen, Como la Disciplina positiva es relativa al desarrollo de los niños, Cómo proporcionar un entorno positivo para los niños y usted, Técnicas para tratar rabietas, golpear, morder y poca disponibilidad a compartir, Confianza para utilizar las técnicas que aprenderá en este curso.

 

Alergias a los Alimentos- Cuales son? :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (2 horas de credito)(Spanish Version) Mediante el estudio de estas secciones debería poder: Explicar la diferencia entre las alergias a alimentos e intolerancia a ciertos alimentos, Identificar los síntomas relacionados con reacciones de alergia a alimentos específicos, Definir un plan de tratamiento de emergencia, si es necesario, Elegir comidas para sustituir que son nutritivas, Crear un plan para comprar alimentos seguros.

 

Comida y la Salud del Bebe: De la fuente al Niño :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (2 horas de credito) (Spanish Version) Mediante el estudio de este curso, usted debería poder: Explicar por qué los neonatos están en alto riesgo para, Identificar causas de FBI (alimentos transmitidas por enfermedad del FBI ), Creación de un plan para seguridad en la compra y transportación de los alimentos, Analizar y decidir que, si algún habito para guardar alimentos necesita ser cambiado, Utilizar técnicas de lavado que sean eficaces en la lucha contra el FBI, Sutilmente ajustar su limpieza y rutinas para Preparación de alimentos.

 

Guarde para dias de lluvia: Actividades para esos :Learning Environments and Curriculum
Course Description: (2 horas de credito)(Spanish Version) Revisará la información sobre la Ciencia de las Tormentas y algunas maneras de estar seguro. Y, a continuación, podrá planificar y desarrollar su propio modo de usar sus habilidades para usar esta ciencia con los niños a su cuidado. Podrá definir la técnica de pensamiento a nivel superior de EXPLORAR. Y, con la práctica de uso de esta técnica, estará preparado para guiar a los niños en su uso. Ud. podrá poner juntos una caja de materiales adecuados para usted y los niños a su cuidado. Este caja contendrá las actividades y materiales que apoyarán a las áreas del plan de estudios de Artes & Artesanías, Música & Movimiento, Arte Dramático, juegos tranquilos & Puzles y ciencia.

 

Seguro y Sano :Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Course Description: (2 horas de credito)(Spanish Version) Cuando haya completado este autoaprendizaje Ud. debe ser capaz de: Reconocer la necesidad de un entorno seguro en la atención infantil, Preparar una solución para desinfección de los elementos de uso del niño y la configuración de cuidados en el hogar, Identificar cómo manejar y almacenar los alimentos de manera segura y sanitaria, Hablar e ilustrar de manera adecuada técnicas de lavado y la importancia de realizarlas correctamente.

 

Managing Stress :Personal, Professional and Leadership Development
Course Description: After studying this section, you should be able to: Define ‘stress’ and identify the ‘costs’ of stress, Pinpoint personal stressors and personal responses to them, Identify the qualities of effective coping, Learn strategies for becoming resilient under stress, Change your mindset to effectively manage stress and Feel more in control of your life

 

Partnering with Parents :Families and Community Systems
Course Description: (2 credit hours) By studying this course, you should be able to: Assess your communication skills and develop some new ones; Create easy-to-do record keeping systems for documenting children’s behaviors and routines. Find ways to share the information with family members; Consider how the institution of the family is very flexible and identify some of the strengths of the families who have children in your care, strengths you can draw upon.

 




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