Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion (Certificate T0458)

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Certificate T0458

The Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate prepares students with the specialized skills to work with children with special needs and other disabilities and/or early intervention programs. This certificate meets the State's competencies for early childhood intervention/early childhood special education paraprofessionals. This Certificate meets or exceeds California Title 5 requirements for the Child Development Master Teacher Permit (when combined with 16 general education units). To earn the Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate of Achievement, students must complete 37 units of required coursework listed below. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
CHLD 1Child, Family, School and Community3
CHLD 5Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs3
CHLD 6Introduction to Child Development Curriculum3
CHLD 11Child and Adolescent Development3
CHLD 64Health, Safety, and Nutrition of Children3
CHLD 66Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment2
CHLD 66LEarly Childhood Development Observation and Assessment Laboratory1
CHLD 68Introduction to Children With Special Needs3
CHLD 73Infant and Toddler Development3
CHLD 79Infant and Toddler Care and Education3
CHLD 80Curriculum and Strategies for Children with Special Needs3
CHLD 84Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings1
CHLD 85Infants At Risk3
Choose one of the following course pairs:3
Early Childhood Education Practicum
Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory
Infant Toddler Practicum Seminar
Infant Toddler Practicum Field Work Experience
Total Units37

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