CDEV 92 Health, Safety, and Nutrition in Early Childhood Programs (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Introduction to laws, regulations, standards, curriculum, policies and procedures related to health safety and nutrition for all children. Components that ensure physical health, mental health and safety for children and staff and the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. Focus on integrating concepts into planning and program development.
C-ID ECE 220
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Assess strategies to maximize the mental and physical health of children and adults in programs for all young children in accordance with culturally, linguistic and developmentally sound practice.
- Outcome 2: Identify health, safety, and environmental risks in children's programs.
- Outcome 3: Analyze the nutritional needs of children at various ages and evaluate the relationship between healthy development and nutrition.
- Outcome 4: Evaluate regulations, standards, policies and procedures related to health, safety, and nutrition in support of young children, teachers and families.
- Outcome 5: Distinguish aspects of quality in programs for young children as related to health and safety, acknowledging the value of collaboration with families and the community.