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Institute for Child Care Training Programs (I.C.C.T.P.)

Who We Are

We are the Institute for Child CareTraining Programs (I.C.C.T.P.) Training Coordinating Agency for Department of Children and Families (D.C.F.) located at Daytona State College.

What We Do

We provide DCF required Child Care Training State Mandated 40 Hour Introductory Training both On-line and instructor led and the Competency Exams face to face for any one currently or plans to be an educator with children ages birth – 5 years (before entering kindergarten).

Director Credential Renewal

Trauma-Informed Care for Child Care Program Directors (TICD)

We provide an instructor led 40-hour Trauma Informed Care for Directors course. For this 40-hour course, 4.0 CEUs may be earned. This course can be used to meet the Florida Director Credential Renewal requirements. CEU assessment. Meets DCF Professional Contribution Requirement.

To Whom We Serve

13 counties, Volusia, Columbia, Dixie, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Putnam, Suwannee, Union, that has Child Care Professionals currently working or plan to work in childcare facilities and/or family child care homes who provide care for ages birth to 5 years.

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Course Catalog > DCF Child Care Training Part II = 10 Hrs > Preschool Appropriate Practices

Preschool Appropriate Practices   

In order to use this course to meet the Part II requirement, individuals must complete this course and Understanding Developmentally Appropriate Practice (5-hour: Online and Instructor-led) This course is designed for childcare professionals responsible for the care of children 3 to 5 years old. The course provides an overview of the need for quality care, stages of development, learning environments, health and safety practices, enhance development and learning, creating a positive, caring community of learners, positive guidance strategies, observation and assessment, relationships with families, and quality caregivers. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify how developmentally appropriate practice applies to young children
  • Describe the early childhood theories that apply to young children
  • Identify developmental alerts for young children
  • Define the concept of play and how to encourage learning with young children
  • Identify the elements of an effective learning environment
  • Define appropriate disciplinary practices that comply with state and federal law
  • Identify the benefits of building a classroom community

 

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Visit the DCF Training and Credentialing Site at https://www.myflfamilies.com/childcaretraining

 

Contacts

Rutha Miley Corley

DCF Child Care Training Coordinator III

(386) 506-3917
Rutha.Corley@daytonastate.edu