Topics Covered 

  • Developmental stages of children;
  • Age-appropriate activities for children;
  • Positive guidance & discipline of children;
  • Fostering children’s self-esteem; and
  • Positive interaction with children. 
  • Minimum Standard Overview;
  • Supervision and safety practices in the care of children; 
  • Preventing the spread of communicable diseases and Immunizations
  • Recognizing and preventing shaken baby syndrome;
  • Abusive Head Trauma;
  • Preventing sudden infant death syndrome; and
  • Understanding early childhood brain development

Pre-Service Training (24 Clock Hours)


Description: This course is designed to help Child Care Providers (with 2 years or less experience) receive fundamental training in working with young children per Texas Minimum Standard 746.1305 "What must be covered in pre-service training for caregivers?"

This course is compared to Texas Pre-Service Training and In-Service training in other states. LEARN MORE

Course Information

  • Qualifies for 24 Clock Hours | 2.4 CEUs
  • Training includes module & assessment
  • Supporting downloadable material included
  • Audience: Teacher, Staff Member and/or Director
  • Level: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced
  • CDA Competency Statement: This course covers all CDA competency statements 

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