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Child Care/ Introductory Child Care Training Certification (School Age Children 5 years and Up) (PSAV)

Program Learning Outcome #1
Demonstrate behaviors that comply with appropriate childcare statutes established by Local, State and Federal agencies governing licensed child care facility school age programs.

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
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 #4
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 #5
Demonstrate an understanding of Advancing Youth Development principles by providing an afterschool program that illustrates the stages of youth development, developmental outcomes, impact of cultural assumptions and stereotypes and the necessary supports for youth development.