2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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ECED& 134 - Family Child Care

3.0 Credits
Learn the basics of family home childcare program management. Topics include: licensing requirements; business management; relationship building; health, safety, and nutrition; guiding behavior; and promoting growth and development. S/U grade option.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe family childcare minimum licensing requirements.
  2. Demonstrate plans and activities that are appropriate developmentally, socially, and culturally, to meet the needs of children in multi-age groups.
  3. Identify strategies for family childcare business management, including marketing, risk management, staffing, tax planning, accounting, and record keeping,
  4. Create written documents, such as a contract and policy handbook, that facilitate communication between the provider and the families.
  5. Develop strategies for creating reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with families.
  6. Articulate knowledge and skills that define family childcare providers as professionals.
  7. Identify resources meeting the needs of family childcare providers and the families they serve.
  8. Apply knowledge of children’s development in a child-directed and active learning home-based program that supports each child in a relationship-based context that is the foundation for children’s learning.

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