Early Childhood Resource Consultant (Special Needs) 7060
|Program Name||Early Childhood Resource Consultant (Special Needs)|
|Description||This is a part-time, post-diploma graduate certificate program for Early Childhood Educators who want to learn the essential skills required to promote the inclusion of children with exceptionalities in the Early Learning and Care Community. Upon successful completion, graduates will qualify as Resource Teachers and/or Resource Consultants under the Child Care and Early Years Act.|
|Admission||Ontario College Early Childhood Education Diploma, or letter of equivalency from the AECEO. All applicants must be registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators|
There are seven academic courses and two supervised field practicums. Courses run consecutively, and a minimum C grade must be maintained in each course to continue within the program. Students must successfully complete Level 1 before moving to Level 2. This program has an intake only for new students in the Fall each year.
SN-400 Exploring Inclusion
SN-401 Working with Families
SN-402 Field Practicum 1
SN-403 Service Planning
SN-405 Resource Coordination
SN-404 Strategies for Success and Inclusion
SN-406 Advocacy in the Home, School and Community
SN-407 Research and Conference Planning
SN-408 Field Practicum 2
Due to the nature of this program, students must provide a recent Police Reference Check prior to each field placement and required courses. A criminal record or charges pending before the courts in regard to crimes against vulnerable populations may determine eligibility for courses and completion of the program.