American Automobile Association (AAA) Defensive Driving Taught at AAA's Northeast Ohio headquarters, this course focuses on automobile safety and defensive driving. Students also learn proper use of car seats. Upon completion, students earn a certification for AAA Defensive Driver Awareness.
Child Abuse Awareness This class trains students regarding the identification of suspected child abuse and maltreatment, as well as the proper procedures to make reports to authorities.
Child Development:Birth to Age 2 This course teaches the principles and theories of child development from birth to age two. The purpose of the course is to gain understanding of the processes of growth and development in order to provide age appropriate professional care in a loving, creative, and educational environment.
Child Development:Ages 2 to Adolescence Material covered addresses the characteristics and needs of children ages two through early teens. Aspects of social, emotional, intellectual, moral, and physical development are included. The psychology of effective childcare includes cognitive, behavioral, and temperament-based techniques of interaction and teaching, as well as some current popular schools of parenting.
Children’s Dentistry Students will learn how to maintain healthy teeth and how to reassure and soothe children’s anxiety when visiting the dentist.
Children’s Museum of Cleveland Students will be taught how to escort their charges through a museum, focusing on activities to involve them in before, during, and after their visit to make an interactive experience.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Students will explore the Zoo and learn how to introduce their charges to animals of the world, focusing on activities to involve them in before, during, and after their visit to make it an interactive experience.
Cleveland Museum of Art/Art Appreciation Students visit this world renowned museum and learn how to expose their charges to fine art, focusing on ascort their charges through a museum, focusing on activities to involve them in before, during, and after their visit to make an interactive experience.
Cooking For Children Cooking healthy breakfasts, lunches, and dinners "from scratch."
Creative Play Students explore creativity and creative play (within the context of child development.) Students should emerge from the class with the ability to identify the purpose of play throughout child development; an understanding of the importance of play in learning and development; the ability to identify and create age-appropriate play opportunities and materials; an identification of their own creative abilities/strengths; play materials to develop cognitive skills from the first few weeks of life. Identify the contribution of play in the process of cognitive development.
Early Childhood Literature, Language, and Communication Early Childhood literature promotes the selecting of age-appropriate books and instructional strategies that enhance the student’s natural abilities to be actively engaged in reading aloud and sharing books with their charges.
Equestrian Safety Students will visit Hunters Creek Farm and learn how to feel confident around horses and how to select appropriate stables and instructors for their charges.
Etiquette This course prepares the students to teach their charges social graces including table manners, fine dining, and grooming.
Fairmount Center for the Arts To develop creativity, students have hands on experiences creating paintings, wheel thrown pottery, sculptures, and papier-mâché.
Fire Safety Students will learn about the origins and sources of fires, how to prevent fires from occurring, and how to protect themselves and their charges in the event of a fire.
Hearing, Language, and Speech Students will learn about various hearing, language, and speech difficulties, and when to recommend professional advice if a problem is observed.
Household Safety and Poison Prevention Students learn how to maintain a safe home and how to act in an emergency situation.
Infant Care Preparing for Baby’s Arrival; Preparing the family; Mother’s physiological and psychological changes. Caring for Baby: Breast and Bottle, nutritional needs of the newborn. Infant Sleep Patterns. Crying: reasons why and ways to comfort and soothe. Epi-Pen usage.
Infant Massage Students will have hands-on experience learning how to soothe an infant through massage techniques.
Interpersonal &IntrapersonalRelations This course is to help the students improve their interviewing skills, learn how to effectively communicate with their employers, and learn how to build positive relationships with parents, children, and family members.
Learning Disabilities Students will learn about various learning disabilities, how to care for children with special needs, and what resources are available for children with learning disabilities.
Life Saving Techniques Students will earn certification in: Standard First Aid; Adult, Infant, Toddler, and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); Automated external defibrillator (AED); Heimlich Maneuver; Emergency Care.
Music for Children Students gain an understanding of the importance of children’s musical education from birth, and how to cultivate music making in their charges. Students will be energetically engaged in the music making process.
Nutrition This course teaches students to prepare weekly menus focused on a balanced diet to ensure adequate nutrition. Students will learn how to purchase, prepare, and cook healthy meals for children, and how to cook for special dietary needs.
Organic Foods Students will visit the local organic food store and learn how to differentiate true healthy foods and the advantages to eating organic foods.
Personal Awareness and Child Security Students will be taught to be aware of their surroundings, self-defense, and violence prevention, with a focus on minimizing risk to keep their charges safe. This course includes an intensive focus on martial arts.
Practicum Family A practical application of classroom theory. Each student will be trained and monitored by a college-educated mother of a newborn child and a toddler. In this home setting the student will practice the skills required of a professional nanny.
Role of the Nanny ENGS Alumni tell stories about their own positions. This class is an open forum allowing students to gain advice for their future career.
Special NeedsAwareness - Autism Students will be exposed to the early signs of autism and how to react and address them.
Traveling with Children Students will be presented with recommendations on how to prepare and travel with their charges with emphasis on safety and comfort, whether over land, sea, or air.
Vision Issues Students will visit the Cleveland Sight Center and gain hands on experience learning to recognize if their charge has a vision problem and if so, how to address it.
Water Safety andRescue In the pool, students are taught techniques for water rescue. They are instructed on how to keep their charges safe around pools, oceans and other bodies of water.
NANNY EDUCATION COURSE LISTING
CHILD GROWTH, BEHAVIOR, AND DEVELOPMENT
Childhood Development (birth to age 2): Focus on Bonding, Attachment and Separation
Child Development (ages 2 to Adolescence): Developmental Issues of Young Children
Children with Special Needs
Early Childhood Literature, Language and
Wilhelmena F. Holmes
Creative Play: Stimulating Imagination
Studio Art: Chagrin Valley Arts Center Painting, Pottery, Sculpture, Papier Maché
Music Appreciation: Music in the Life of the Young Child
History of Civilization Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Animals of the World Cleveland MetroParks Zoo
Introduction to Science and Play The Children’s Museum of Cleveland
Life Saving Techniques American Red Cross CERTIFICATION: Standard First Aid, Adult, Infant, Toddlerand Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation , Defibrillation, Heimlich Maneuver, Emergency Care, Poison Prevention, and Epi Pen
Infant Care Childhood Diseases, Prenatal & Postnatal Care
Ann Marie Smith
Nutrition: Foundation for Developing Lifetime Healthy Dietary Patterns, Cooking for Children
Awareness of Hearing Issues and Speech Development
Awareness of Visual Issues
Awareness of Child Abuse
Awareness of Learning Disabilities
Safe Household Products Village Herb Shop
Organic Foods Heinen's
Personal Protection, Safety and Security:
Martial Arts: Situational Self Defense, Women and Children
Personal Awareness and Child Security
Fire Safety Chagrin Falls Fire Dept.
Fireman Ryan Shorr
CERTIFICATION: AAA Driver Awareness and Automobile Safety American Automobile edAssociation Headquarters
Traveling with Children
Water Safety and Rescue
Equestrian Safety Hunter Creek Farms Stables
Employment Protocol and Procedures
Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Relations
Etiquette and Social Skills
The Role and Duties of the Nanny/Governess
Infant/Toddler Application of Classroom Theory
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