Courses listed in the Child Development category provide students with a basis of knowledge regarding health, safety and nutrition.  These course satisfy Maryland core knowledge requirements by covering the following key topics:

  • Health practices
  • Safety management practices
  • Illness and injury prevention and emergency preparedness
  • Nutrition for all children and youth
  • Health record keeping and policy considerations
  • Identification and reporting of abuse, neglect and injurious treatment
  • Sanitation practices and procedures
  • Appropriate supervision of all children and youth at all times.