Online Class: Child Safety for Parents

This innovative course provides essential information and skills necessary for parents to provide a safe environment for their children.

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Course Description

Holistic Childcare: A Comprehensive Guide to Nurturing the Whole Child

In the enchanting journey of parenting and caregiving, every day presents a new mystery, a new challenge, and countless joys. While children may not come with a manual, our comprehensive course aims to be the next best thing, ensuring the holistic well-being of every child you nurture.

Nurturing a child is not just about meeting their physical needs; it's an intricate dance of ensuring their mental, emotional, and physical wellness, all while adapting to the evolving stages of their growth. This course delves deep into this journey, offering insights, guidelines, and solutions for every twist and turn you might encounter.

While the digital age bombards caregivers with a plethora of advice, not all of it is rooted in reality or research. Our course stands apart by offering a blend of scientifically-backed information and real-world, actionable strategies. From deciphering the various parenting styles to understanding the nuances of technology use in a child's life, we provide a balanced perspective to empower your decisions.

Venturing beyond theory, our course dives into practical examples, addressing real-life challenges. Be it the elusive quest for the perfect bedtime routine or setting clear, effective boundaries in a tech-driven age, our modules provide a roadmap for these everyday challenges.

Our expertly curated syllabus includes:

  • Decoding the nutrition maze for optimal child health.
  • The science of sleep and crafting bedtime rituals.
  • Navigating potential pitfalls: drugs, social stressors, and more.
  • Comprehensive overview of prevalent childhood illnesses, prevention, and care.
  • The art and science of setting boundaries in a digital age.

Our aim is to be a trusted ally in your parenting or caregiving journey, bridging the gap between information and application. So, whether you're a first-time parent, a seasoned caregiver, or someone seeking to enrich their understanding of child well-being, this course is crafted just for you. Embrace this journey of love, understanding, and growth, and let us guide you every step of the way.

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  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.9 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
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(96 votes)

Lesson 1: What is a Child's Well-Being and How Can Parents Promote It?

This is the introduction to the course, discussing the relationship between physical health, mental and/or emotional health, nutrition, and safety, and what role parents play in it. Additional lesson topics: The Parents Answer Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Child's Physical, Emotional, and Cognitive Development, Health, and Safety; First Aid Fast for Babies and Children: Emergency Procedures for all Parents and Caregivers; Parent Alert: How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Complete Assignment: Course Introduction and Goals
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Information About the Maltreatment of Children

This lesson contains background information to create relevance for the course material, and reinforces the need for parents to focus on safety for their children both in and out of the home. It gives parents basic information regarding what to look for in children that might indicate something problematic--physically or emotionally--including suggestions for when to seek professional help Additional lesson topics: Screening for abuse and neglect; Common red flags of abuse and neglect:; Child Maltreatment- Facts at a Glance: 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: The Effect of Parenting Style on Children

This lesson is an overview of authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved parenting, as well as other parenting behaviors, and how they affect the well-being of children Additional lesson topics: Why Parenting Styles Matter When Raising Children; Several Types of Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Kids 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Common Childhood Illnesses and Injuries

General information about common ailments to help parents decide whether to treat at home or see a doctor, or if a student should continue normal activities or stay home and rest. Additional lesson topics: Why Is a Child's Health Important?; Common childhood illnesses 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: The Infectious Process and Environmental Factors

How diseases spread and how habits at home can accelerate or inhibit the spread of disease. Additional lesson topics: Infections: What You Need to Know; Chain of infections; What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: High-Quality Environments for Children

This lesson discusses what a physically safe environment looks like, including bedrooms, playrooms, and outdoor spaces Additional lesson topics: What is High-Quality Child Care?; The Building Blocks of High-Quality Early Childhood Education Programs 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Drugs, Alcohol, and Chemicals

The dangers of drugs, alcohol, and chemicals both in and out of the home are discussed. included is an overview of common household and street drugs, and how to identify signs of abuse. Also included are suggestions for how to discuss these topics in relation to individual family values Additional lesson topics: A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents; Growing Up Drug Free A Parent’s Guide to Prevention 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Water Safety

This is a specific discussion of the dangers of water proximity for children and how to make water a fun part of a child’s environment Additional lesson topics: Why Is Water Safety Important?; Drowning Prevention for Curious Toddlers: What Parents Need to Know 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Family Plans for Emergency Preparedness

This lesson will address preparing students for an emergency or natural disaster practicing procedures and knowing the plan for each situation either at home or at school. Additional lesson topics: Create an Emergency Preparedness Plan for your Family; Identify hazards 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Stress and Depression

This lesson is an overview of how stress and depression can affect children. This lesson also discusses the emotional stress and suggestions for how to manage it. Additional lesson topics: Parent’s Guide to Teen Depression; Child stress 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11. Identifying and Managing Social Stressors

This lesson covers how some stressors affect children and suggestions for how a parent can identify and address the problem. Topics include bullying and romantic relationships. Additional lesson topics: How to help children and teens manage their stress; Common Pressures That Can Cause Stress in Teens; Several Reasons Your Child Might Be Stressed 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: Nutrition - Basic Concepts and What Children Need

This lesson is an overview of nutrition and why it is important to overall health. It also addresses the specific nutritional needs of children and how to encourage good nutrition at home Additional lesson topics: Childhood Nutrition; The Importance of Child Nutrition 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam

Lesson 13: Physical Activity

This lesson discusses the importance of physical activity for children and gives suggestions for how to create healthy, active routines at home Additional lesson topics: How Can I Help My Child Be More Physically Active?; 45+ Fun Physical Activities for Kids of All Ages, Categorized 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Exam

Lesson 14: Sleep

This lesson covers the need for sleep, common problems surrounding sleep, and suggestions for creating healthy sleep routines. Additional lesson topics: How Much Sleep Do Babies and Kids Need?; Changing sleep needs 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Exam

Lesson 15: Safety with Technology and Social Media

This lesson discusses responsible use of technology for the whole family. Covers how technology can affect the physical, emotional, and intellectual safety of children, as well as suggestions for how to set boundaries with technology. Additional lesson topics: Technology Impact On Child Growth and Development 80 Total Points
  • Lesson 15 Video
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Course Comments
  • Assessment: Lesson 15 Exam
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

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Course Title: Child Safety for Parents
Course Number: 9770585
Lessons Rating: 4.9 / 5 Stars (96 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
Last Updated: September 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.5 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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