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Dec 12th 2016

This course is intended as a self-study course for those interested in exploring a career as a Home Health Aide or Personal Care Aide.

Average: 3.7 (6 votes)
Nov 28th 2016

This course is for teachers to learn why some children have so much difficulty with reading and writing, often called 'dyslexia', and to learn more about best practice in teaching literacy to all in light of recent scientific discoveries.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Nov 21st 2016

Eating patterns that begin in childhood affect health and well-being across the lifespan. The culture of eating has changed significantly in recent decades, especially in parts of the world where processed foods dominate our dietary intake. This course examines contemporary child nutrition and the impact of the individual decisions made by each family.

Average: 7.8 (13 votes)
Nov 21st 2016

Learn to recognise & treat the commonest medical & minor trauma conditions affecting children with this short, free online course. This free, three-week online course will show you how to recognise and treat some of the commonest medical conditions that affect children.

Average: 4 (1 vote)
Oct 24th 2016

How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of fostering resilience in children at risk. Children around the world experience severe adversity in different forms, including maltreatment, disaster, war, and terrorism. Some children manage to adapt and recover, showing resilience, while others do not. What do we know about resilience and how to protect child development in the face of potentially life-altering adversities?

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Oct 24th 2016

Develop an understanding of some of the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children, with this free online course. In times of austerity and shrinking public services, the task of identifying and caring for vulnerable children has never been more challenging. In this free online course, we’ll help you explore some of the issues involved in undertaking this task.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Oct 17th 2016

Delve into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology in their lives. Are you a technology optimist or a technology pessimist? The amount of technology available to children today is greater than in any previous generation, and it is more specifically designed to capture their imaginations. There is heated debate as to how the digital influx is shaping children’s development and experience.

Average: 6 (13 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

Find out how parents and caregivers influence children’s minds, from conception through infancy, with this free online course. This course will explore how the mind of the parent influences the developing mind of the child, from conception through infancy and into later life. We will take you on a journey that begins in pregnancy, exploring the importance of the ability of the mother-to-be to think about her baby while still in utero, alongside the impact of emotions such as anxiety and depression.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Aug 22nd 2016

Consider the latest data, priorities and debates about the health of mothers, children and adolescents in this free online course.

Average: 5.2 (5 votes)
Jul 1st 2016

This course is brought to you by the Department of Humanities and the Philosophy for Children Course at University of Naples, Federico II and the PEACE project, a LLL/Comenius project that offers training in the use of philosophical enquiry in the curriculum to foster a cosmopolitan mindset in young people

Average: 3 (6 votes)
May 18th 2015

The course will cover the basic guiding principles of the Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People and illustrate how theories of psychological development can be applied in understanding children and young people's mental health and well being within a wider societal and cultural context. We will also discuss current psychological models of prevention and treatment for Children and Young People.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Apr 20th 2015

Based on work done by the Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts (CYCC) Network, this course will introduce promising practices for helping vulnerable children and youth. Over the course of 4 weeks, participants will explore seven knowledge syntheses identifying practices most likely to positively influence young people’s lives.

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Mar 31st 2015

Learn the evidence-based models to promote social-emotional development for young children.

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the pediatric population with advanced interventions. This PALS course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)
Oct 22nd 2013

During the early childhood years children gain knowledge and skills that provide the foundation for later learning. Young children learn many of these skills through the interactions they have with their teachers. This course is intended to increase teachers’ knowledge about specific types of teacher-child interactions that promote young children’s development. The course will focus on helping teachers to offer emotionally supportive interactions to the children in their care.

Average: 9.7 (3 votes)