Participants will receive a brief introduction to child and youth development from ages 5–21. They will be introduced to the stages of development, along with the physical, cognitive, language, and social/emotional characteristics of development that will be used throughout the entire training series.

This course is Registry-approved and counts towards DCFS licensed program training hours (3 contact hours) for school-age and youth care.  

Contact Hours: 3 hours     Gateways Content Areas: HGD(2 hours), PPD(1 hour)     CDA Content Areas: 6(1 hours), 8(2 hours)