This program is primarily for students who work with children and/or their families. It provides theoretical and practical information enabling students to develop job skills for working with infants, toddlers, school age children and their families. Students learn the developmental needs of children and developmentally appropriate activities for children of various ages. Students receive the training in the physical, social, emotional and psychological needs of children. Information on children with special needs and the impacts on their families are included in the program along with an emphasis on diversity and the professionalism needed for working with children and their families. Students become aware of the effects of social conditions on the development of children and study the laws and regulations pertaining to children and agencies that work with them.
Monroeville , United States