AAA Driving School This course taught at AAA headquarters is for their certification for AAA Defensive Driver Awareness, Automobile Safety and Car Seats.
Boating Safety The students are taught the essentials of boating safety ultimately to keep their charges safe on and around the boat and their expected behavior and appropriate activities aboard.
Child Abuse Awareness The students are presented with information on what signs to be aware of identifying child abuse and procedures for reporting to authorities.
Child Development:Ages 2 to Adolescence Material covered addresses the characteristics and needs of children ages 2 through early teens, with an emphasis on ages 2 through 7 years. Aspects of social, emotional,intellectual, moral and physical development are included. The psychology of effective childcare includes cognitive, behavioral and temperament-based techniques ofinteraction and teaching, as well as some current popular schools of parenting.
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 anddevelopment in order to provide age appropriate and professional care for children in a loving, creative and educational environment.
Children’s Dentistry Students will learn how to maintain healthy teeth and how to reassure and soothechildrens’ anxiety on visiting the dentist.
Children’s Museumof Cleveland Students will be escorted to the Museum and will be exposed to how to escort their charges through a museum, what activities to involve them in before, during and after their visit to make it an interactive experience.
Cleveland Metropark Zoo Students will be taught at the Zoo how to expose their charges to animals of the world, what activities to involve them in before, during and after their visit to make it an interactive experience.
Cleveland Museum of Art/Art Appreciation Students will be escorted to the Museum and taught how to develop a love of fine art in their charges through visiting a museum, what activities to involve them in before,during and after their visit to make it an interactive experience.
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 ChildhoodLiterature, Language and Communication Early Childhood literature promotes the selecting of age-appropriate books and instructional strategies that enhance the students’ natural abilities to be actively engaged in reading aloud and sharing books with children.
Equestrian Safety The students learn how to select appropriate stables for their charges’ lessons and to feel confident around horses.
Etiquette This course prepares the students to teach their charges social graces including table manners, thank-you notes and greetings.
Fire Safety Students will learn how to react in the event of a fire and how to keep themselves and their charges safe.
Hearing, Language& Speech The students will be presented with a class on hearing and speech difficulties and what to do or not do and when to recommend professional advice if a problem is noted.
Home Safe Home Childproofing Students will learn proper childproofing in homes.
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.
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 and effectively communicate with their employers. To build positive relationships with parents, children and family members.
Learning Disabilities Students will be informed about what resources there are for children with learning disabilities to enable them to provide the special care needed.
Life Saving Techniques CERTIFICATION: Standard First Aid, Adult, Infant, Toddler and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Defibrillation, Heimlich Maneuver, Emergency Care, Poison Prevention, and Epi Pen
Music in the Life of theYoung Child 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.
Natural HistoryMuseum Students will be escorted to the Museum and will be exposed to how to escort their charges through a museum, what activities to involve them in before, during and after their visit to make it an interactive experience.
Nutrition This course teaches students to identify those items which must be present in diet to ensure adequate nutrition and the appropriate balance . To learn how to purchase, prepare and cook healthy meals for children and cooking for special dietary needs. Weekly menu preparation.
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 The students will be taught how to be aware of their surroundings and what they can do to minimize risk to keep themselves and their charges safe.
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 will address the students to give them a picture of what to expect in their positions and how to have the most positive experience.
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 for preparing for and traveling with their charges with emphasis on safety and comfort.
Fairmount Center for the Arts To develop creativity, students have hands on experiences, creating paintings, wheel thrown pottery, sculpture and papier mache.
Vision Issues Students will learn how to recognize children with vision problems and how to address them.
Water Safety andRescue Students are taught techniques for water rescue and how to keep their charges safe in and 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 Mustard Seed Market
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
Red Cross Instructor Orange School Pool
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
Banking and Tax Responsibilities
Infant/Toddler Application of Classroom Theory
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