In this training, participants will define developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) as well as recognize the importance of DAP when caring for mixed-ages of children.  Components of a safe and healthy family child care environment serving mixed-ages of children will be discussed as well as identifying areas for program improvement.  This Registry-Approved training is brought to you by Gateways to Opportunity.  This training is ExceleRate-approved and counts towards ExceleRate™ Illinois for licensed child care centers and DCFS licensed program training hours.


Contact Hours: 3.5 hours     Gateways Content Areas: HSW (1.5 hours); CPD (2 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 1 (1.5 hours); 5 (2 hours)