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Catalog 2018-19 
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CHI 015 - Child Care: The School Age Child Online

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

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about basic concepts of the development of the child from six to twelve years of age. Topics to be covered include child and adolescent growth and development, classroom management, and communications with young adults.


Course Objectives:

1. develop a basic understanding of the broad-normal ranges in physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development in children ages 6-12;

2. demonstrate basic knowledge of how children learn from ages 6-12;

3. discuss the basic health and nutrition needs of children;

4. demonstrate an understanding of programming and planning needs for a school-age child care program;

5. discuss the importance to teach school-age children survival skills to care for themselves;

6. identify and discuss the roles of adults in school-age child care centers; and

7. discuss the over-all need for planning a school-age center.

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