In this course you will learn about what it means to be a professional family child care provider. Traits of professional providers, ethical practices that reflect professionalism, and the importance of professionalism when working with children and families will be addressed. You will learn how to nurture your own sense of professionalism, how goal-setting and evaluation can contribute to continuous program improvement, and the importance of self-care in your practice.
Professionalism: An Introduction
Working with children and youth requires a commitment to providing the very best care and education. In your daily work, you assume significant roles that greatly affect children and youth and their families. It is critical that you strive for excellence. In this lesson, you will learn about professionalism and its significance to the field of family child care.
Developing Your Sense Of Professionalism
This lesson will introduce you to practices that are associated with professionalism. You will learn about professional characteristics of effective family child care providers.
In this lesson, you will learn about the importance of acting responsibly and ethically in your daily work with children and families.
Nurturing Your Sense Of Professionalism
It is important as a family child care provider to always grow in your professional knowledge and practices. In this lesson, you will learn how to maintain and nurture your sense of professionalism. You will also learn about the significance of self-care and explore resources for your professional growth.