CHD-215: Nurturing Infant & Toddler Relationships-Practicum

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Nurtur Infant & Toddler: Pract
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
CHD-205; Note: CHD-205 and CHD-215 cannot be taken in the same semester as CHD-231 and CHD-234
Course Description

Prepares students to work with infants and toddlers in a licensed private, early head start, or in home program setting. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children birth-36 months and their families. This 45 clock hour off-campus practicum is to be taken concurrently with the corresponding section of CHD-205.

Students seeking the Infant-Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification may use the completed 45 practicum hours to help fulfill the required 480 hours working with Infants and Toddlers. Students must complete specific requirements before beginning a practicum experience. (see General Course Requirements).

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Students with a minimum of 45 hours of work or volunteer experience in the past 3 years in a licensed Infant or Toddler classroom may receive credit for the CHD 215 field experience. Verification of the 45 volunteer or work hours worked (within the last three years) will only be viewed and accepted if it is on an official program or school letterhead with contact information and a valid signature from the program director or principal.

Office Contact
School of Health and Human Services: 313-845-9877,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.