This category is meant to build upon the information learned in the Basics in Childcare courses.

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This 2-hour course will allow participants to gain an understanding about the importance of positive interactions with children. Additionally, you will identify their own hot button issues, as well as the need for authentic, respectful and empathetic care. DHR Minimum Standards Training Area: PDG

DHR Minimum Standards Training Area: QCCL

This 2-hour lesson will allow participants to recognize that their environment contributes greatly to children's learning. 

DHR Minimum Standards Training Area: LD

This 2-hour course will allow participants to gain an understanding about the importance of a safe and healthy child care environment. Additionally, you will identify strategies to consider how children grow emotionally, socially and physically. DHR Minimum Standards Training Area: HSUP


Creating Learning Spaces

This 2-hour course will allow participants to gain an understanding about the importance of developmentally appropriate play and learning spaces. DHR Minimum Standards Training Area: QCCL


Activities for Learning- This two-hour lesson will allow participants to gain an understanding about the importance of learning experiences in child care. Additionally, you will recognize how to prepare your environment and develop activities based on a child’s developmental needs. DHR Minimum Standards Training Area: CD


A More Professional You 

This two-hour course will allow participants to gain an understanding about the importance of their role as a child care provider. Additionally, you will also understand the concept of best practice and professionalism. DHR Minimum Standards Training Area: CCPF