Observing Children in Childcare Setting Essay

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CAN Revised 10/19/2012 Child Abuse and Neglect Participant’s Guide Table of Contents Module 1 ................................................. 1 Module 2 ............................................... 26 Dear Training Participant, Acknowledgements This course is the result of months of work by many dedicated individuals. Although the work they contributed was very diverse, they united for a single purpose: to improve the lives of children and child care professionals throughout the State of Florida. Toward this goal, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and Florida State University’s Florida Center for Interactive Media (FCIM) became partners to revise the materials used in these courses: • Behavioral and Observation Screening • Child Abuse and Neglect • Child Growth and Development • Child Care Facilities Rules and Regulations • Family Child Care Home Rules and Regulations • Health, Safety and Nutrition The Department of Children and Families would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to the teams of people who played a key role in improving course materials and competency exams offered to child care professionals in Florida. They are: Project Leadership Team The Project Leadership Team built cohesive, motivated teams of credentialed professionals and ensured that the project’s vision was communicated successfully throughout the State. Tara Lynne Orlowski, Training Specialist, Florida Department of Children and Families Michael Ferguson, Executive Director, Florida Center for Interactive Media Andrew Dennard, Director of Product Development, Florida Center for Interactive Media Louis Meinhardt, Manager of Instructional Design, Florida Center for Interactive Media Content Expert Team The Content
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