Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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HEV0001 - Infant/Toddler Appropriate Practices (PSAV)

Credits/Clock Hours:
5 clock hours

Description:
This is the Department of Children and Families "Infant Toddler Appropriate Practices" course and is based on the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) standards. It is designed for the child care professionals responsible for the care of children birth through 36 months. It provides an overview of how developmentally appropriate practices applies to infant and toddlers; child development theories, stages, and developmental alerts; the concept of play and how to encourage infant and toddlers in learning through appropriate play activities; how to design effective environments; quality child/caregiver relationships; and positive guidance strategies. This 5-hour course provides caregivers with the tools they need to ensure that Florida's children are happy, healthy, and safe in their environment.

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