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Program Learning Outcomes
Child Care/Introductory 40-Hour Childcare - Birth to 5 years (PSAV)

Program Learning Outcome #1
Demonstrate an understanding of the basic child growth and developmental principles by providing a learning environment for typically and atypically developing children that illustrate these principles in children's learning.

Program Learning Outcome #2
Recognize and distinguish between the various signs, symptoms and indicators of child abuse and neglect that might be observed by a childcare professional.

Program Learning Outcome #3
Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of child/youth development by providing a learning environment, appropriate learning experiences and expectations for individual children/youth according to their developmental level, strengths and needs.

Program Learning Outcome #4
Identify the characteristics of healthy children, elements of a safe environment, communicable diseases and methods of preventing the spread of disease while effectively demonstrating how it relates to providing safe child care.

Program Learning Outcome #5
Demonstrate the ability to understand and describe the childcare professional's role in the observing and screening process of children in a childcare environment.

Program Learning Outcome #6
Demonstrate behaviors that comply with appropriate child care statutes established by Local, State and Federal agencies governing licensed childcare facilities and family childcare homes.