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Child Care and Child Psychology

Open Study College
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649 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

 Child Care

 Level 3:

 

Unit 1: Healthy Living

  • What is a 'healthy lifestyle?'
  • Exercise
  • Healthy eating
  • Activities for young children
  • Wellbeing for children and their families

Unit 2: Child Care at Home

  • Documentation required for a home child care business
  • Intellectual development
  • Supervision and travel to destinations away from the child care setting
  • Good health and safety practices indoors and outdoors

Unit 3: Building Positive Relationships

  • Current legal requirements
  • Respecting and valuing individuality
  • How to deal with conflict

Unit 4: Health Promotion and Development

  • Types of foods that should be avoided
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Childhood chronic diseases and how they can affect development
  • Government guidelines on food and nutrition

Unit 5: Administrative Procedures Within the Child Care Setting

  • Data Protection Act
  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date information
  • Methods and systems for recording financial information
  • Tax and VAT
  • Storing data

Unit 6: Development and Learning

  • Using ICT
  • Safety concerns
  • Literacy, language and communication
  • Numeracy, reasoning skills and problem-solving
  • Physical development
  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Creative development

 Child Psychology

 Level 3:

 

Unit 1: Defining Child Psychology

  • How can we define childhood?
  • Historical perspectives of childhood
  • Emergence of psychology
  • Psychoanalytical perspective
  • Behaviourism
  • Classical conditioning
  • Changing behaviour
  • The cognitive, physiological, scientific, humanistic and evolutionary approaches to psychology
  • Research methods in psychology
  • Child psychology tools

Unit 2: Forming Relationships in Childhood

  • Attachment
  • Nature/nurture debate
  • Bowlby's theory
  • Innate programming
  • Different types of attachment
  • Disruption of attachment
  • The childs first relationship

Unit 3: Perception, Cognition and Language

  • Understanding language
  • Cognitive structure and input
  • Plurals, syntax and grammar
  • The relevance of language to child psychology
  • Cognition
  • Vision and cognitive development
  • Hearing and cognitive development
  • Perception
  • Piaget
  • Socialization

Unit 4: Emotional, Social and Moral Development

  • Social learning theory
  • Cognitive priming
  • Kohlberg's perspective
  • Eisenberg's perspective
  • Emotion and morality
  • Temperament and emotional development

Unit 5: Children's Minds

  • Memory and memory processes
  • Short and long term memory
  • Models of memory
  • Prenatal memory and learning
  • From memory to mental activity
  • The organisation of children's minds
  • How children view others in their world
  • How does all this relate to child psychology?

Unit 6: Moving Towards Adulthood

  • Adolescence
  • Development
  • Having a sense of gender
  • Change

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Pay Now: GBP 649.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 112.35 with a deposit of GBP
74.90 totalling 749

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