Child Development and Caregiving 12

Child Development and Caregiving 12 is a course suitable for Adult Grad.  This course would benefit anyone interested in working with children, or a career in social work or counselling.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • legal rights and responsibilities of caregivers, including ensuring children’s welfare and safety
  • pregnancy, including health practices for conception and during pregnancy, prenatal development, and methods of childbirth and delivery
  • theories of child development, including cultural influences, and how and why theories change over time
  • stages of child development from birth to age 12, including cognitive, social, physical, and emotional development, and language and speech
  • role of play in human development and learning
  • nutritional needs and feeding practices for children of various ages, including external influences on these practices
  • theories of caregiving styles and impacts on child development
  • child care options locally and internationally, influences on these options, and community resources that offer services to children and caregivers
  • cultural sensitivity and etiquette, including ethics cultural appropriation

For further details about the course please see this link.

How to Register

Students can register for this course online by clicking the link below or by calling (250) 360-4300: