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Family Child Care Course Package
language English, Spanish


schedule 20 Hours
star_outline 2.00 CEUs
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computer 1 year unlimited access
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From indoor and outdoor safety to professionalism to communicating with children and families, this course package has the essentials every family child care provider should know!

Students who successfully complete the Family Child Care Course Package will receive:

20 Hours of Child Care Training:

Health and Safety
  • Essentials of Indoor Safety – 2 Hours
  • Essentials of Outdoor Safety – 2 Hours
  • Emergency Preparedness: Better Safe Than Sorry! – 1 Hour
  • Mandated Reporters: Critical Links in Protecting Children – 2 Hours
Communication/Working with Families
  • The Art of Communication Part 1: Listening to Children – 1 Hour
  • The Art of Communication Part 2: Communicating with Families – 1 Hour
  • Caring for a Child with a Disability: Helping Families Cope -1 Hour
  • Helping Families Access Resources – 1 Hour
Professional and Leadership Development
  • Professionalism in Early Care and Education – 1 Hour
  • Leadership: Recognizing the Leader in You – 1 Hour
Advocating for Children and Families
  • Advocating for Children, Parents and Staff in Early Care and Education – 1 Hour
  • Advocating for Quality: An Overview of Quality Initiatives – 1 Hour
Business Practices
  • Confidentiality – 1 Hour
  • Record-Keeping: Forms for Staff and Children – 1 Hour
  • Lesson Planning for Young Children – 1 Hour
  • Block Play as a Creative Learning Strategy – 1 Hour
  • Purposeful Play – 1 Hour
Professional Development Certificates
  • Professional Development Certificate for each course, verifying training hours
  • CEU credit – included at no extra cost!

This course package is intended to cover the basic topic areas needed to be a family child care provider. We strongly encourage you to check with your state's licensing agency for specific training requirements for family child care providers.

Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.