ERIC Number: ED095346
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care Service II: Ages and Stages, Home and Family Education: 6755.03.
The second in a series of four Quinmester courses, this course is planned for any junior or senior high school student interested in possible employment as a Child Care Aide, or as a worker with exceptional children. It focuses on the stages of childhood growth and development, emphasizing the achievement of a positive self-concept. The main thrust of the course of study is directed toward the child with exceptional problems and is reflected in the following course outline: (1) as the twig is bent, (2) trusting threes through fetching fives, (3) the exceptional child with special needs, (4) services and facilities for exceptional children, (5) mental retardation, and (6) techniques for shaping behavior of the mentally retarded. The body of the guide is organized according to behavioral outcome goals with suggested content ideas, learning opportunities, and resources. A three-page bibliography completes the document. (MW)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Early Childhood Education, Exceptional Child Education, Exceptional Persons, Handicapped Children, Home Economics Education, Mental Retardation, Preschool Children, Secondary Education, Self Concept
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.