Program Goals and Outcomes

Child development certificate online program goals and outcomes

This child development certificate program is designed to meet the CDA requirement for 120 hours of formal education related to professional child care, covering the fundamentals of early childhood education, child growth and development, and health, safety, and nutrition for young children.

Child Development Training

Certificate 8-12 mo As low as $49/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

This certificate is designed to meet the CDA requirement for 120 hours of formal education related to professional child care, covering the fundamentals of early childhood education, child growth and development, and health, safety, and nutrition for young children.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Know how to supervise and monitor the safety of children in their care
  • Demonstrate a high level of inquiry, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Understand the preparation of meals and snacks, helping children keep good hygiene, changing diapers, and sanitizing toys and play equipment
  • Know how to organize activities and implement a curriculum that allow children to learn about the world and explore interests; support children’s emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts
  • Recognize signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring the problems to the attention of parents
  • Understand the keeping of records of children’s progress, routines, and interest, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered

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