Family Child Care Peace of Mind Program

Fast Track CDA Family Child Care

TIPS for Child Care Institute, Inc. provides an integrated course schedule of learning through exploration, personal discovery, and self-reflection for Home Visitors. In every class, our instructors emphasize the strategies and processes involved in understanding the home visitation course content, and creates a unique opportunity to prepare our adult learners to live intelligent, thoughtful, and fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing society. Please see our current course offerings below. *Course includes 120 Clock hours with transcript meeting Credential Criteria. 

 

Family Child Care Credential Program™: 

  • 120 Formal Education Course CEUs

  • TOCLASS™ Learning Management System

  • Instructional support from our experienced Instructors. 

  • Access 24/7 to TOCLASS™, our online campus, plus immediate membership in the Child Development Associate (CDA) academic group with EduForums™ and EduChats™.

  • Your personalized online student homepage and learning portal

  • Course Integrated Portfolio Support

  • Course Integrated Test Prep

  • ability to retain information to meet projected goals

  • written and verbal communication

  • confidence with interaction

  • CheckPoints™

  • 12 Instructional Enriched Virtual Sessions or Hybrid with Live Instructor

  • Child Development DAP Foundation

  • Approach Based Strategies

  • Fundamentals of Theory

  • Additional resources such as portfolio consultants, Certified Trainers, Early Interventionist, Life Coaches and more**

Articles & Resources
Responsiveness

- Child Development Practices

- Play To Learn

- Family Involvement Strategies

- Coping & Adjustments

- Behavior Intervention Plans

- Multi-Age Group Play

​Language 

​- Articulation 

- Expressiveness

- Oral-Motor Strategies

- Resonance/Voice 

- Pronunciation 

- Communication 

Documentation Support​

- Direct observation documentation

- Collaborate with intervention teams​
- Develop techniques to communicate​
- Assist with program modification​
- Provide resources for adult learners

Milestones and Challenges 

- Assessment & Evaluation

- AD/HD

- Learning Difficulties

- Cognitive Observations

- School Readiness

Development

- Pervasive Developmental 

- Gross and Fine Motor 

- Developmental 
- Coordination & Balance
- Attention & Concentration
- Learning Problems