Early Childhood Intervention: Certificate of Achievement
The Early Childhood Intervention Certificate Program provides education and training to students wishing to gain more knowledge and/or skills about children with disabilities and other special needs, birth to age 6. Students completing the program will gain knowledge about special education from a culturally sensitive and family focused perspective.
Teaching and aide positions serving children with special needs
Program Learning Outcomes
- Communicate with empathy to develop nurturing relationships with children parents and co-workers as well as support the parent-child relationship.
- Integrate concepts and components of developmentally appropriate practices into the daily curriculum to engage children at their level of understanding and ability.
- Observe and record children’s behavior to be able to integrate the information gathered into daily curriculum that advocates gender, equity and diversity and meets biosocial, cognitive and psychosocial needs
- Know, pursue, and implement brain development research and theory in teaching.
- Articulate relative laws regarding young children with special needs.
|Required Courses (27 units)|
|CFS-122||Principles & Practices of Teaching Young Children||3|
|CFS-123||Observation & Assessment||4|
|CFS-140||The Child, Family and Community||3|
|CFS-150||Infant and Toddler Development||3|
|CFS-190||Children with Special Needs||3|
|CFS-200||Early Intervention Strategies||3|
|CFS-225||Fieldwork in Early Intervention||5|