Programs


AUGUST 2015

SJR State offers Saturday child care courses

St. Johns River State College will offer non-credit courses to train students for employment in commercial or residential child care programs.  The program meets or exceeds the minimum introductory requirements mandated by the Department of Children and Families. 

The following courses will be offered on SJR State’s Palatka campus:   

Behavioral Observation and Screening – Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; offered 9/26/15 and 11/21/15
CCF Rules and Regulations – Saturday, 10/10/15; 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Child Growth and Development – Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; offered 9/12/15 and 10/3/15
FCCH Rules and Regulations – Saturday, 10/17/15; 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Health, Safety and Nutrition – Saturday, 10/31/15; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Identifying/Reporting Child Abuse – Saturday, 11/7/15; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Infant and Toddler Appropriate Practices – Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; offered 9/19/15 and 12/5/15
Preschool Appropriate Practices – Saturday, 10/24/15; 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
School Age Appropriate Practices – Saturday, 11/14/15; 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Understanding Developmental Appropriate Practices – Saturday, 12/12/15; 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Registration fees for child care courses include book costs.  A full rotation of child care courses is offered quarterly to allow students to spread out their classes or take a class missed earlier in the year.  

Registration fees vary for each course, and students may register for one or several courses.  For more information, call SJR State’s Open Campus at (386) 312-4211 or visit the website at SJRstate.edu/continuinged.html to download a registration form.