Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate of Achievement
The Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate prepares individuals to work as early childhood paraprofessionals with expertise in special education and early intervention. The program's perspective is culturally sensitive and family-focused which emphasizes the value of individual differences in young children. This certificate meets the State's competencies for early childhood intervention/early childhood special education paraprofessionals.
This Certificate meets California Title 5 requirements for the Child Development Associate Teacher Permit. Upon completion of all the courses contact the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Office for an application.
|CD 105||Child Growth and Development||3|
|or CD 105H||Child Growth and Development - Honors|
|CD 111||Observation and Assessment in Child Development||3|
|CD 126||Child, Family, and the Community||3|
|CD 127||Guidance of Children||3|
|CD 185||Infant/Toddler Growth and Development||3|
|CD 186||Infant and Toddler Curriculum||3|
|CD 244||Children with Special Needs||3|
|CD 245||Early Intervention and Inclusion||3|
|Required Experience Working with Children|
|CD 215||Early Intervention and Inclusion Internship||4|
|CD 205||Child Development Practicum / Field Experience||4|
|or CD 210||Infant and Toddler Practicum|
Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.
This is a Gainful Employment Program
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Recognize, understand, interact with and include children with a variety of disabilities and special needs in early childhood settings
- Develop, create, and modify curriculum and individualized education plans to work with children with special needs and disabilities
- Decognize and apply laws and regulations related to working with children and families with disabilities and special needs
- Find and assess resources for children and families with special needs and disabilities and advocate for the needs of all children and families