Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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HEV0002 - Preschool Appropriate Practices (PSAV)

Credits/Clock Hours:
5 clock hours

Description:
This is the Department of Children and Families Preschool Appropriate Practices course and is based on the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) standards. It is designed for child care professionals responsible for the care of children 3 to 5 years old. It provides an overview of how developmentally appropriate practices applies to young children; child development theories, milestones, and developmental alerts; the importance of play; techniques to design a quality learning environment; positive guidance strategies; and creating a caring community in the classroom. 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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