Child Development Associate (Session 1)

This section includes the following modules of the Child Development Associate:


Social/Emotional Development 0-5                              45 Hours

Provides information needed to evaluate and implement behavior supports that are appropriate for young children who exhibit challenging behaviors. A key element will be functional behavioral assessment procedures and a range of preventative behavioral interventions.


CDA Preparation and Support                                      10 Hours

Advising and guidance in preparation for submitting a CDA application. Includes support for creating a professional portfolio, conducting a self-study and family questionnaire, writing competency and professional philosophy statements, and preparing for the CDA exam.