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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 > School-Age Appropriate Practices

School-Age 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 5 to 12 years old. The course provides an overview of the need for quality care, stages of development, learning environments and experiences, methods for 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:

  • Describe how developmentally appropriate practice applies to school-age children
  • Identify the early childhood theories that apply to school-age children o Identify developmental alerts for school-age children
  • Explain the concept of play and how to encourage learning with school-age children
  • Define the elements an effective learning environment
  • Explain the importance of being a role model of acceptable behavior
  • Describe 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