Online Courses

Get your child care training courses online.  Do your training on days and hours of your choosing in the comfort of your own home.  Avoid sitting with groups of people on days you could spend with your family. Click here to purchase an online course now.

NOTE:  All certificates will be sent via email in an Adobe Reader (pdf) format. Please allow 4 weeks to receive your certificate via email after successfully completion of the coursework.

Online Class Descriptions

A Look at Cultural Diversity & Inclusion:  This course qualifies for 2 hours of continuing education toward childcare license renewal in the following areas: 1 hour in Individual & Family Relationships and 1 hour in Social & Emotional Development.  

Arts and Crafts from A to Z:  This is a fun look at arts and crafts and the role they play in child development.  Covered are the benefits of arts and crafts to children in care, sensory awareness and age appropriate ideas.  There is a list of art and craft projects for every letter of the alphabet.   2 hours in Developmentally Appropriate Practices

Developing your own Theme-Based Curriculum:  This course qualifies for 2 hours of continuing education toward childcare license renewal in the following areas: 1 hour in Developmentally Appropriate Practices and 1 hour in Social and Emotional Development.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: This 2.0 clock hour course covers what causes Fetal alcohol Syndrome, possible effects on a child, and what child care professionals can do to assist the child.  There are links to other resources online within the course. At the end you will be required to submit a 500 word essay about what you learned in the course and how you could put this knowledge into practice in working with children.  2 hours credit in Health and Safety.

Interviews, Policy Handbook, Contract & Forms: This is a 3 hour course that provides you with a contract, policy handbook and forms that some child care inspectors are recommending to providers with inadequate materials.  Learn to use this document during the Interview, how to evaluate your home from the parents point of view, & changes you need to address  to attract clients.  The files are available for download online for those taking the online course.   1 hr Developmentally Appropriate Practice 2 hrs Professionalism.

Making the Connection, What Role Do Caregivers Play in Infant Brain Development: Valid for 3.0 hours Continuing Education Toward Childcare license Renewal; 2.0 hours in the Area of Health & Safety and 1.0 hour in Social & Emotional Development.

Recognizing Child Abuse & Neglect: Ways to protect yourself & family from charges of abuse, how to recognize child abuse, the caregiver’s responsibility  to report suspected abuse.  2 hrs Health & Safety. 

Stress Management for Caregivers & Children:  Caring for you so you can care for others. Includes recognizing childhood stress & “Managing Stress, Workplace Training”, American Red Cross (used with permission). 2 hrs Health & Safety. 

Train Up A Child:  This course qualifies for 2 hours of continuing education toward childcare license renewal in the following areas: 1 hour in Developmentally Appropriate Practices and 1 hour in social and emotional development

Understanding Child Behaviors:  Valid for 3.0 hours Continuing Education Toward Childcare license Renewal: 1 hour in Guidance, 1 hour in Child Growth & Development, and 1 hour in Social and Emotional Development.

Our Mission

A CareGiver Network is a non-profit member organization founded for the purpose of  offering support and training to all child care professionals who work with young children. Our membership is comprised of Child Care Workers including family child care, center owners and workers, and nannies. We believe that both a strong support foundation and continuing education lead to the development of quality child care professionals.