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CW106 Child Welfare I - Supporting Positive Learning and Development
There is a growing body of knowledge in the area of child development that gives us more hope than ever that children, even those who have experienced significant trauma, can be helped to achieve their developmental goals. This body of knowledge emphasizes the important role of consistent and nurturing care.
Course Objective
• Describe the stages of child development and normal development as it relates to the ages.
• Describe strategies to enhance learning and development using positive behavioral supports.
• Identify when a child exhibits a developmental lag and/or difficulty learning.
• Identify strategies for providing positive feedback and positive reinforcement. 
• Identify methods for determining what motivates behavior and strategies for changing behavior using positive support
Intended Audience
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
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