This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of development, developmental domains, and the role of nutrition in development. In addition, health and safety issues will address supporting the growth of healthy children - from the basics such as handwashing to more in-depth practices surrounding healthy procedures and disease prevention. Participants will learn more about emergency planning/preparedness and first aid as well as identify tips for maintaining safe indoor/outdoor environments.

Contact Hours:  3 hours   Gateways Content Areas: HGD (1.5 hrs) HSW (1.5 hrs)  CDA Content Areas: 1 (1.5 hrs) 8 (1.5 hrs)