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JULY 2016

SJR State offers 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:

CWF0018 School Age Appropriate Practices –7/30/16 or 10/22/16; 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CWF0015 Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect –8/6/16 or 10/29/16; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CWF0020 Infant and Toddler Appropriate Practices – 8/13/16 or 11/5/16; 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CWF0004 Special Needs Appropriate Practices (directors must complete both sessions)
          Thursday, 8/18/16 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8/20/16 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; or
          Thursday, 11/10/16 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, 11/12/16 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CWF0014 Health, Safety and Nutrition –8/27/16 or 11/19/16; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CWF0019 Pre-School Appropriate Practices –9/10/16 or 12/3/16; 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CWF0017 Family Child Care Home Rules and Regulations – 9/17/16; 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
CWF0016 Child Care Facility Rules and Regulations – 9/24/16; 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
CWF0021 Understand Developmental Appropriate Practices – 10/1/16; 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CWF0012 Child Growth and Development – 10/8/16; 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
CWF0013 Behavioral Observation and Screening – 10/15/16; 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

This schedule is subject to change. 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 for child care courses vary for each course and include book costs. Students may register for one or more courses. For more information, call SJR State's Teacher Education office at (386) 312-4242 or email

 

 

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