Child Care Training

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Certified by the Child Happiness Institute of Love Development (C.H.I.L.D.)
Child Care Professional Education for clock hours for child care professionals.

Course Contents

Certified Clock Hours for Child Care Professionals

  • Report Abuse

    Child maltreatment, abuse and neglect, must be confirmed and reported if we are to keep our children safe and happy.

  • Tools

    This course is designed to give child care professionals the tools to prevent, identify, and report child abuse and neglect with confidence.

  • Prevent Abuse

    Child maltreatment has a long-term devastating impact on the affected child, families, communities, and society as a whole.

Abusive Head Trauma (AHT)

A Comprehensive Guide for Child Care Professionals

Abusive head trauma is the leading cause of death in cases of child abuse in the United States. This 2-hour course will help you better understand the dangers of abusive head trauma and how to take steps to protect the children in your care from this type of abuse.

 

Abusive head trauma, which includes head injuries from child abuse such as Shaken Baby Syndrome, is the leading cause of death in cases of child abuse in the United States.

 

This 2-hour online course will help you better understand the dangers of abusive head trauma and how to take steps to protect the children in your care from this type of abuse.


This 2-hour online course was created by the Child Happiness Institute of Love Development operated by Belinda Bane and Valerie Joglar in alignment with guidelines set by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing Division, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

 Included: enrollment proof, course completion reminders emailed weekly and certificate of completion.

Value: 2 Clock Hours for Child Care Professionals

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Abusive Head Trauma and Brain Development

    • Welcome! Below, find important introduction information about your online course...

    • Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) Entry Survey

    • What is Abusive Head Trauma? Abusive head trauma (AHT), which includes shaken baby syndrome, is a preventable and severe form of physical child abuse that results in an injury to the brain of a child.

    • Abusive head trauma is a head or neck injury from physical child abuse. It happens when someone shakes a baby or hits the baby against something hard. Most cases happen when a parent or caregiver is angry, tired, or upset.

    • (01:48) The Specifics of Abusive Head Trauma by brainline

    • (05:33) Preventing Abusive Head Trauma by countysandiego

    • Learning about how a child’s brain develops in the early years of their life is of practical worth both for the parents and educators. Rapid growth in the field of neuroscience is brining to light new amazing truths about child brain development stages.

    • (11:06) Nurturing Your Child's Early Brain Development by tvoparents

    • The early years of a child’s life are very important for later health and development. One of the main reasons is how fast the brain grows starting before birth and continuing into early childhood.

    • From birth to age 5, a child’s brain develops more than at any other time in life. And early brain development has a lasting impact on a child’s ability to learn and succeed in school and life.

    • (04:44) The Baby Brain by First Things First

    • (01:51) 3. Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development by Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

    • Can you remember the last time you played peek-a-boo with a young child? You may think it is just a fun child’s game, but actually it is helping brains of very young children develop.

    • (04:05) How a child's brain develops through early experiences by NSPCC

    • (14:09) Growing an emotional brain by graham music

    • Quiz: AHT and Brain Development

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Statistics, Risk Factors and AHT Prevention

    • The following national child abuse statistics from Childhelp and DOSOMETHING.org present facts on how abused youth in the United States are affected by violence and maltreatment.

    • (17:08) Preventing Child Head Trauma: Crying Connection by SaintAlsHealth

    • ACEs or adverse childhood experiences are potentially traumatic things that occur in a child’s life. These experiences occur before a child is eighteen, but they remember them throughout their life. ACEs refer to specific types of childhood traumas.

    • (03:02) Prevent ACEs Now by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • Five ways to prevent abusive head trauma and shaken baby syndrome. Learn and share these tips for safe stress relief when caring for young children

    • (05:10) Childhood Trauma and the Brain | UK Trauma Council by Anna Freud NCCF

    • Play therapy is a form of therapy used primarily for children. That’s because children may not be able to process their own emotions or articulate problems to parents or other adults. While it may look like an ordinary playtime, play therapy is much more

    • (07:43) Play Therapy Works! by Association for Play Therapy

    • (06:00) Helping Toddlers Manage Their Big Emotions Using Emotional Intelligence by Tano's Mom

    • (04:26) I Have a Bad Child - I'm Out of Control, What Do I Do? by Teal Swan

    • Report Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation: Report Abuse By Phone: 1-800-252-5400 Online: www.txabusehotline.org

    • Quiz: Statistics, Risk Factors, Intervention and AHT Prevention

    • AHT Exit Survey

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