Child Development Associate (Session 3)

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


Brain Development in the Context of Environments and Relationships           45 Hours

Issues related to early brain development and the biological underpinnings of early emotional and cognitive development. A biological view of attachment and social vulnerability.



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.