Family Child Care

Course Number: 
ECED&134
Course Credits: 
3.00
Course Description: 
Learn the basics of home/family child care program management. Topics include: Licensing requirements; business management; relationship building; health, safety, & nutrition; guiding behavior and; promoting growth & development. May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Course Outcomes: 
  • Describe strategies for complying with Family Childcare Minimum Licensing Requirements.
  • Describe strategies for meeting the developmental needs and guiding the behavior of all children in multi-age groups.
  • Identify strategies for family childcare business management including tax planning and record keeping.
  • Create written documents, such as a contract and policy handbook, that facilitate communication between the provider and the families.
  • Develop strategies for creating reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with families.
  • Articulate knowledge and skills that define Family Childcare Providers as professionals.