Teaching Children Health and Safety Habits

Type
Course
Date of Publication
November 17, 2023
Price
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Overview

As early childhood educators, you are not only keeping children safe and healthy through the environment you have in place but also teaching children about safety and modeling safe, healthy practices. After completing this 2-hour course, the learner will be able to describe ways to keep children physically safe, explain how to teach children about safety and modeling safe practices, support wellness during routines, describe how to respond to injuries and emergencies, and engage families in safe practices.

Course Information

As early childhood educators, you are not only keeping children safe and healthy through the environment you have in place but also teaching children about safety and modeling safe, healthy practices.

After completing this 2-hour course, the learner will be able to describe ways to keep children physically safe, explain how to teach children about safety and modeling safe practices, support wellness during routines, describe how to respond to injuries and emergencies, and engage families in safe practices.

After completing this training, participants should be able to:

  • Develop opportunities throughout a child's day to create and foster an understanding of various healthy habits and safety rules;
  • Identify teachable moments to support learning and model health and safety habits for children; and
  • Create opportunities to continue health and safety learning with children's families.

The development of this online course was 100% funded by federal Child Care and Development Funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part of an $8,000,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.

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