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Child Development Associate – Center-Based

Learn the principles of child growth and development from birth through age five and how they align with the eight Child Development Associate® (CDA) competencies and National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) professional standards.

Child-Development-Associate-Center-Based
$1,335.00 (USD)

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Overview

Objective

What you will learn

  • Evaluate and make recommendations for modifications of regulations regarding children's health, safety, and learning environments
  • Identify typical stages of cognitive, linguistic, physical, social, and emotional development
  • Develop a list of developmentally appropriate activities and materials that encourage physical, linguistic, cognitive, creative, social, and emotional development in children from birth to age five
  • Implement appropriate guidance techniques for specific situations relating to children's behaviors
  • Demonstrate skills in practical application of developmental principles and theories, observation techniques, and recognition of growth and development patterns
  • Apply the competency statements into practice in an early childhood setting
  • Prepare to become a certified child development associate professional
  • Communicate qualifications for employability

How you will benefit

  • Build a portfolio for your verification visit with PD Specialist feedback
  • Know how to team with parents and guardians to track milestones or identify developmental delays
  • Develop appropriate lesson plans with accommodations
  • Complete one of the leading CDA classes

Outline

Requirements

Prerequisites

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Northwest Missouri State University

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Maryville, MO 64468 US
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