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Foundations and Frameworks 

 
California Department of Education Early Learning and Development Foundations and Frameworks:
• 15 modules/16 hours
• Available in English and Spanish
• Early Learning and Development System I/T and P/S 1
• Infant/Toddler Social-Emotional Development  2
• Infant/Toddler Language Development  1
• Infant/Toddler Cognitive Development 1
• Infant/Toddler Perceptual Motor Development 1
• Preschool Social-Emotional Development  1
• Preschool Language and Literacy Development  1
• Preschool English-Language Development   1
• Preschool Mathematical Development  1
• Preschool Visual and Performing Arts Development (English Only) 1
• Preschool Physical Development (English Only) 1
• Preschool Health Development (English Only) 1
• Preschool Science Development (English Only) 1
• Preschool History-Social Science Development (English Only)   1
• Summary Module (English Only) 1

Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children

 
Family Partnerships and Culture:
• 4 modules/4 hours
• Some Available
in English & Spanish
 • Module 1: Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children: Family Partnerships and Culture
• Module 2: Overview of Guiding Principles for Developing Cultural Competence
• Module 3: Understanding the Dimensions of Family Culture Module
• Module 4: Planning with the Dimensions of Family Culture Module

Integrated Nature or Learning:
• 2 modules/4 hours
• Available in English

 

•  Module 1: Integrated Nature of Learning with integrated Overarching Principles of Learning
• Module 2: Integrated Nature of Learning Focus on Co-construction and Dynamic Planning

Other Topics 

 
Business Practices in Family Child Care:
• 5 modules/10 hours
• Available in English and Spanish 
• Module 1: An Introduction to Best Business Practices in Family Child Care
• Module 2: Family Child Care Business Plan (Part 1–Program Planning)
• Module 3: Family Child Care Business Plan (Part 2–Liability)
• Module 4: Family Child Care Business Plan (Part 3 Finances and Record Keeping)
• Module 5: Sustainability in Family Child Care 2
California Collaborative on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CA CSEFEL):
• 1 module/3 hours
• Available in English and Spanish
 • Teaching Pyramid Overview 
 
Resources & Referrals Consumer Education Phone Counselor Modules:
• 10 modules/10 hours
• Available only in English
 • Module 1: The R&R Child Care Planning and Referral Process
• Module 2: What does Customer Service Have to Do with It
• Module 3: Everything You Need to Know about Community Care Licensing
• Module 4: Building A Community of Connection
• Module 5: Authentic Parent Engagement
• Module 6: Child Care Options
• Module 7: The California Child Care Subsidy World
• Module 8: My Child Care Plan
• Module 9: Working with Compassion and Resilience
• Module 10: Working with Diverse Populations 1
Sesame Street Make Believe with Math:
• 4 modules/4 hours
• Available in English • Unit 1: Introduction to Math‒Infants and Toddlers
• Unit 2: Introduction to Math‒Preschool
• Unit 3: Math in Your Environment
• Unit 4: All About Pretend Play and Unit 5: Integrating Math in Children’s Pretend Play 1
Sesame Street Reading (Building a Reader):
• 5 modules/5 hours
• Available in English 
 • Unit 1: Literacy Foundations
• Unit 2: Conversation and Storytelling
• Unit 3: Reading
• Unit 4: Blossoming Writers
• Unit 5: Literacy Experiences
The Three R’s of Early Childhood:
• 3 modules/6 hours
• Available in English 
• Relationships
• Resiliency
• Readiness  

Program Guidelines 

 
Preschool Program Guidelines (PPG):
• 7 modules/11 hours
• Available in English and Spanish
• Module 1: Overview 1
• Module 2: Chapter 1 & Chapter 2  
• Module 3: Chapter 3 & Chapter 4 
• Module 4: Chapter 5  
• Module 5: Chapter 6 
• Module 6: Chapter 7  
• Module 7: Chapter 8 
Guidelines for Early Learning in Child Care Home Settings (Family Child Care):
• 8 modules/ 9 hours
• Available in English and Spanish
  • Module 1: An Introduction to Guidelines for Early Learning in Child Care Home Settings
• Module 2: Roles & Relationships and the Home as a Caring and Learning Environment
• Module 3: An Introduction to Developing a Home-Based Curriculum
• Module 4: Social Emotional Development
• Module 5: Language and Literacy Development
• Module 6: Mathematics Learning and Cognitive Development
• Module 7: Creativity and Self-Expression and Physical and Motor Development
• Module 8: Family Child Care as a Profession  1

DRDP 

 
DRDP:
• 8 modules/16 hours
• Available in English and Spanish  

• Preschool Module 1: Introduction to the DRDP  2
• Preschool Module 2: Using Observation to Assess with the DRDP  2
• Preschool Module 3: How to Rate
• Preschool Module 4:  Connecting the Foundations (English Only)
• Preschool Module 5: Using DRDP Data to Plan 2

• Infant/Toddler Module 1: Introduction to the DRDP  2
• Infant/Toddler Module 2: Using Observation to Assess with the DRDP
• Infant/Toddler Module 3:  How to Rate 2
• Infant/Toddler Module 4: Connecting the Foundations (English Only) 2

DRDP-K:
• 3 modules/6 hours
• Available in English 
• DRDP-K (2015) Module 1: Walk through the DRDP-K 2
• DRDP-K (2015) Module 2: Observation and Documentation 2
• DRDP-K (2015) Module 3: Completing the DRDP-K 2
DRDP Rater Certification:
• 1 module/3 hours
• Assorted portfolios for infant/toddler, preschool, TK and K
• Available in English and Spanish
• Introduction to Rater Certification 0
• Selected Rater Certification Portfolios 3

Health and Safety 

 

California SIDS Program Stories, Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and Training Videos:
• 3 sections/1 hour
• Available in English 

 
• My Story
• Public Service Announcements
• Training Videos
Health & Safety:
• 8 modules/12 hours
• Available only in English 
• Safe Spaces in Child Care Module
• Transporting Children in Childcare Module
• Handling Hazardous Materials Module
• Infectious Diseases in Childcare Module
• Safe Sleep Practices and Sleep-Related Infant Deaths Module
• Managing and Responding to Food Allergies Module
• Shaken Baby/Abusive Head Trauma Module
• Emergency Preparedness in Childcare Module

Local Planning Councils 

 
History and Structure of the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC):
• 10 modules/12.5 hours
• Available in English 
• LPC History & Structure

Additional modules available by invitation for local planning councils  

Outside Resources 

 
Implementing the Strengthening Protective Factors Framework:
• 7 modules/14 hours 
• Introduction to the Protective Factors Framework
• Concrete Support in Times of Need
• Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development
• Parental Resilience
• Social and Emotional Competence of Children 
• Social Connections
• Moving from Knowledge to Action: Wrap Up  
Healthy and Active Preschoolers:
• 4 modules/10 hours
• Nutritional Fundamentals
• Mealtime Environment
• Preschool Nutrition and Active Physical Play
• Food Safety 

 

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