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Master Course Outline
ECED& 134
Family Child Care


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Learn the basics of home/family child care program management. Topics include: licensing requirements; business management; relationship building; health, safety, & nutrition; guiding behavior and; promoting growth & development. Recommend: READ 088

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe family child care licensing standards.
  • Evaluate specific practices, determining effectiveness in meeting children’s needs for maintaining good health, safety and nutrition.
  • Compare strategies for establishing developmentally appropriate, socially/culturally relevant, safe child care environments in the home setting.
  • Demonstrate developmentally/socially / culturally appropriate plans and activities meeting the needs of children in multi-age groups.
  • Describe and evaluate guidance methods fostering responsibility, independence, self-reliance, and positive social /emotional growth in children.
  • Identify strategies for family child care business management including marketing, risk management, staffing, tax planning, accounting, and record keeping.
  • Discuss strategies for family child care providers to balance the demands of operating their business with meeting the needs of their families.
  • Identify resources meeting the needs of family child care providers and the families they serve.

  • Course Topics
  • Licensing requirements
  • Business management
  • Relationship building
  • Health, safety, & nutrition
  • Guiding behavior
  • Promoting growth & development

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.