ERIC Number: ED277468
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Home Visitor: Child Development Associate Assessment System and Competency Standards.
Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, Washington, DC.
Initiated in 1971, the Child Development Associate (CDA) National Credentialing Program is a major national effort to evaluate and improve the skills of caregivers in center-based, family day care, and home visitor programs. Part I of this book presents an overview of the CDA National Credentialing Program and the competency standards and assessment system for home visitors. Part 2 presents the eligibility requirements and information collection responsibilities of the four members of the local team that conducts the evaluation of a candidate for the CDA credential. Part 3 contains the complete CDA competency standards for home visitors. The appendices in part 4 include a history of the CDA program and a glossary of terms. (RH)
Descriptors: Certification, Competence, Educational History, Glossaries, Home Programs, Home Visits, Personnel, Standards, Student Evaluation
Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, 1718 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20009 (Single copy free of charge, multiple copies, $2.00 each).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: CDA Credential; Child Development Associate; Home Visitors
Note: A product of the CDA National Credentialing Progra