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Health and Childcare Careers

  • Flexible Weekend Schedules
  • Explores Early Childhood Development
  • Provides a Range of Study Options

New career opportunities are emerging in the areas of childcare and in several facets of healthcare administration. Individual career advancement courses in these areas can be taken alone or in groups to build your skills and your knowledge for career change or advancement. For more information, please call 212-992-8354.

Art for Young Children

Learn to help young children express themselves while having fun with art projects.

1 section

Keeping Children Healthy: Safety, Nutrition, and Environment

This course emphasizes how to prevent injury and illness and to incorporate specific healthful practices into daily routines.

1 section

Discipline: Setting Limits for Toddlers to Five-Year-Olds

Explore the concept of positive discipline and discuss strategies for positive limit-setting.

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Child Development I: Infants to Five-Year-Olds

Gain an understanding of the basic principles of development and behavior for the different stages of infancy and childhood.

1 section

Administration of Childcare Centers

Gain an overview of the multifaceted involvement and skills required for administration of programs in early childhood education.

Caring for Children with Special Needs

Learn techniques for recognizing when children have special needs and determining whether their needs can be met in regular daycare settings.

Communicating with Parents

Explore issues related to communicating with parents, and learn helpful language and strategies for building relationships.

Designing an Early Childhood Environment

Learn how to design a childcare environment that encourages children of all ages to explore, experiment, and interact well with others.

Helping Children Learn: Infants to Five-Year-Olds

Learn enjoyable and challenging activities that promote the development of young children.

Nurturing Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

Learn the core factors of and techniques for nurturing children’s social and emotional development.

The Business of Childcare

Learn how to run your own financially successful professional childcare business.