Certificate Completers will be able to
. Provide inclusive programs for young children utilizing legal and ethical requirements.
. Differentiate between typical and exceptional development by analyzing physical, cognitive, health/medical, communication, and/or behavioral/emotional behaviors and disorders.
. Utilize specific discipline and guidance strategies and individualized intensive interventions based on the CSEFEL Curriculum.
. Understand medical issues and specialized health care needs of individuals with disabilities.
. Examine and learn care of altered body systems function and provide special health care needs.
. Know how to connect with community resources regarding medical issues and professionals.
. Commission with The Registry for the Wisconsin Inclusion Credential.
Catalog No. Description Credits
10-307-187 ECE: Children w Diff Abilities
10-307-171 ECE: Behavior/Emotional Challe
10-307-172 ECE: Special Health Care Needs
10-307-173 ECE: Capstone Family/Team Centered Practice
10-307-171 ECE: Behavior/Emotional Chall...build rapport, create supportive environments; demonstrate/define social-emotional teaching/guidance strategies; assess challenging behaviors; describe diagnoses; develop individualized guidance plans; communicate team approaches including all children.
10-307-173 ECE: Capstone Family/Team Prac...historical/current roles of families with disabilities; impact of disabilities; build rapport; daily issues; NAEYC code of conduct; assemble inclusive child care portfolio. The student will volunteer in an ECE program with a child who has special needs and spend time (30 hours) with that child's family at home and in the community. Students will have the opportunity to participate with a child and a family in daily routines and community settings. (Prerequisites: 10-307-187, ECE: Children w/Differing Abilities; 10-307-171, ECE: Behavior/Emotional Challenges; 10-307-172, ECE: Special Health Care Needs)
10-307-187 ECE: Children w Diff Abilities...differing abilities in early childhood settings. Anti-bias perspectives, inclusion, ADA/IDEA, typical and exceptional development; physical, cognitive, health/medical, communication, and/or behavioral/emotional disorders; community and professional resources; IEP/IFSP, adapt curriculum, cultivate partnerships.
10-307-172 ECE: Special Health Care Needs...recognize family as expert; roles of health care professionals/program staff; community resources; educational implications/adaptive strategies; health promotion; care of individuals with altered body systems; emergency management.
For more information, please contact: The Community & Regional Learning Services Department, (920) 498-6255, or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 6255, or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.