Family Childcare: Bilingual (English/Spanish)

The program below is undergoing Program Discontinuance - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.

Certificate of Proficiency
Career/Technical (Major Code: B2725)

Family childcare businesses are licensed to care for children in a home environment. The family childcare provider is responsible for designing developmentally appropriate curriculum for multi-age groups of children; providing a safe environment; and operating a successful small business. Designed for the prospective and experienced family childcare provider.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Upon the completion of this program students will demonstrate the skills necessary to identify the elements of a quality childcare environment consists of according to child’s development and needs and apply concepts of child development to promote creativity and support all areas of development including cognitive, psychosocial and language development of children ages birth through school-age.

Program Requirements
CD 80THE BUSINESS OF FAMILY CHILDCARE1
CD 81CHILDREN IN FAMILY CHILDCARE---CRISIS, CHALLENGES, AND CHANGE1
CD 82FAMILY CHILDCARE ENVIRONMENT1
CD 83NUTRITION FOR FAMILY CHILDCARE1
CD 84HEALTH AND SAFETY IN FAMILY CHILDCARE1
CD 86POSITIVE GUIDANCE IN FAMILY CHILDCARE1
CD 87FAMILY CHILDCARE CURRICULUM1
CD 89FUNDAMENTALS OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT1
CD 90FAMILY CHILDCARE SCHOOL-AGE ENVIRONMENT1
CD 91FAMILY SCHOOL-AGE CHILDCARE PARTNERSHIPS1
CD 93EARLY CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENTAL RATING SC ALE1
Total Units11