|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|CCD 115||School-Age Child Care||(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.|
This course is designed to identify the developmental tasks of middle childhood (ages 6-12) and suggest ways that caregivers can help foster healthy growth and development. Emphasis will be on understanding the needs of the school-age child and methods by which they are met.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
- CCD 116 or consent of department.
(A course to be taken in the same semester as this course.)
- CCD 150 if not previously taken.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate how to meet the physical, language, social/emotional, and cognitive needs of the child in before and after care.
- Explain the developmental stages of middle childhood.
- Design a comfortable yet challenging environment for school-age children.
- Develop activities that support the children’s interests and skill levels.
- Create family communication tools.
- Evaluate a school age child care setting after observation.
- Summarize the Child Protection Law.
- Explain the requirements for mandated reporters of the child protection law.
- Construct developmentally appropriate curriculum for the school-aged child.
Note: This course may not be offered every semester.
Please check the CCD section of the current course schedule for availability.