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Catalog 2018-19 
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CHI 019 - Child Care 1 Growth and Development

4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to satisfy forty five (45) hours of the ninety (90) hour requirements as stated in COMAR 07.04.01 for directors and senior staff in group child care centers.  Topics to be covered include growth and development of children from birth through six years, introduction to the early childhood educations, emotional development of young children, and intellectual and physical development.


Course Objectives:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of child care as a profession that requires training for professional development;
  2. identify the stages and sequences of child development, birth through six years of age;
  3. identify the domains of development (physical, social, emotional, and cognitive);
  4. discuss the importance of emotional security and methods to provide emotional security in a child care setting;
  5. discuss children’s stages of social development; and
  6. discuss stages of physical development in young children.

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