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HUMAN SERVICES

BECOME A CARE PROVIDER OR EDUCATOR

HUMAN SERVICES is a two-year program designed to prepare students for further education and career paths in early childhood education, health care, social services, and related fields.  The Human Services Foundations course focuses on key components of human development from conception through end of life. Other areas explored include nutrition, health, unique populations, and workplace readiness skills.

The Human Services Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education (ECE) course offers a comprehensive examination and exploration of the ECE setting. Areas of concentration include: safety, child development, nutrition, health, observation, guiding behaviors, curriculum, working with families, professionalism, and examination of state child care regulations.

 

Both courses offer participation in  high-quality early childhood and/or older adult program(s), and on-premise lab space.

 

GRADES 11-12 | HALF DAY | 120 MINUTES DAILY

COURSE INFO

PREREQUISITES

  • 10 credits on transcript
     

  • Successful completion of two high school English classes

CREDITS

(upon completion of two-year program)

  • 1 embedded social studies credit
     

  • 5 elective credits

INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIALS

  • CPR and First Aid
     

  • Online Mandated Reporter
     

  • Abusive Head Trauma
     

  • Basic Specialized Care
     

  • VT Center-Based Child Care and Preschool Program Regulations
     

  • VT Approved Child Orientation / Pennsylvania State University (Better Kid Care)

PROFESSIONAL SKILL BUILDING

  • Physical, Cognitive, and  Social-Emotional Development throughout the lifespan
     

  • Healthy Brain Development
     

  • Language / Communication Skills
     

  • Proper Nutrition, Physical Activity & Health 
     

  • Early Identification / Action
     

  • Professionalism & Ethical Practice

THE PATRICIA A. HANNAFORD

CAREER CENTER

51 CHARLES AVE., MIDDLEBURY, VT 05753

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