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Accredited CEU Credits for Day Care Workers

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By all 30 CEU Credits today and save over 60% off our already low per course price. Choose from over 55 engaging lessons, making certification easy and fun. Download or print certificates immediately or on-demand availability for directors.

*Additional discounts available if purchasing for 5 or more staff members. 

Testimonials

“The ARK program combines the best of psychology with cutting-edge self-concept theory, employing love-based caregiving techniques to build high self-esteem, ARK makes a measurable, qualitative, difference in the lives of children and adults!”

Dr. Brooke Duffy-Roberts, PhD
Marriage and Family Therapy

Need Just a Few CEU Credits?

Over 55 Unique State Approved Courses Starting at $8

As a daycare professional, there are times when  you need just a few credits to complete you requirements each year. The ARKGroup’s individual course program was designed with you in mind. Choose from over 50 class topics in eight categories. Each course is the equivalent of one clock hour at a cost of $8 each. Or buy your full 30 hours for $90 year. 

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Positive Guidance and Discipline Strategies (Part 2)

Positive ways to guide a child's behavior

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Positive Guidance and Discipline Strategies (Part 1)

Positive ways to guide a child's behavior

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Using Natural Consequences

Structuring creative learning opportunities for children

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Understanding the Misbehaving Child (Part 3 The Power-seeking Child)

Understanding the basic needs of a child, and the reasons for misbehavior

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Understanding the Misbehaving Child (Part 2 The Attention-seeking Child)

Understanding the basic needs of a child, and the reasons for misbehavior

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Understanding the Misbehaving Child (Part 1 Why Children Misbehave)

Understanding the basic needs of a child, and the reasons for misbehavior

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Stress Management and Young Children

Stress Management and Young Children

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Separating the Child from the Behavior

Unconditional love requires disciplining the behavior while still affirming the child

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Handling Feelings

Teaching a child how to handle negative feelings

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Giving Encouragement

Establishing a positive childcare environment through encouragement

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Developing a Sense of Responsibility

Assisting children to take responsibility for their behavior

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Creating Logical Consequences

Responding to children's bad behavior with logical consequences

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Conveying Unconditional Love

Showing love to children through both words and actions

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Bully-Proofing

Helping a child learn how to deal with bullies

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Avoiding Over-Reaction

Responding appropriately to a child's behavior

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A New Style of Caregiving

Changing from fear-based relationships to love-based relationships

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Effective Communication with Families

Creating an open, honest line of communication with parents

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The Childhood Brain

An explanation of the three parts of the brain

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Early Childhood Brain Development

How a child's brain develops and the stages of development

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Communication Appropriate to the Stages of Children’s Brain Development

Understanding verbal skills and brain development at different stages

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Letting Children Be Themselves

Celebrating the uniqueness of each child

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Encouraging an Appreciation of Cultural Diversity with Children and Families

Ways to encourage inclusion and celebrate cultural diversity

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Transportation Safety (Part 2)

Part 2 of a 2 part course on how to safely transport children in your care

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Transportation Safety (Part 1)

Part 1 of a 2 part course on how to safely transport children in your care

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Emergency Preparedness

How to prepare for and respond to emergency situations

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Preventing and Responding to Allergic Reactions

How to prevent, recognize, and respond to allergic reactions

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Administering Medications

When and how to administer medicine to children in your care

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Warning Signs Indicating a Child May Be a Victim

How to recognize the signs of potential abuse or neglect

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Building and Physical Premises Safety Guidelines (and Hazardous Materials)

Guidelines to ensure a safe childcare environment (also covers the use, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials)

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Safe sleep practices for infants so that they will be less likely to be victims of SIDS

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Shaken Baby Syndrome and Head Trauma

Recognizing and preventing abusive head trauma and shaken baby syndrome

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Procedures for Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

How to report suspected abuse or neglect

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Preventing the Spread of Communicable Diseases

Immunizations and other health precautions to prevent the spread of illnesses.

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Factors that Place a Child At-Risk for Child Abuse or Neglect

Risk factors that increase the possibility of child abuse or neglect

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Creating a Safe, Inviting Physical Environment

A plan for creating an organized, attractive, and inviting setting for children

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Working with Children Who Exhibit ADHD-like Behavior

Working with an energy-charged child

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Discovering Islands of Competence

Helping children discover their unique gifts and stregths

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STEM for Preschoolers

Incorporating science, technology, engineering, and math concepts into a preschool curriculum

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Teaching Tips for a Successful Circle Time

Tips to make circle time one of the highlights of each day

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Encouraging Early Literacy Skills

Fostering a love of books while promoting early literacy skills

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Teaching Math to Preschoolers

Best practices and suggested activities for preschool math instruction

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The Vital Connection Between Unconditional Love and a Child’s Positive Self-Concept

How receiving unconditional love affects a child's self-esteem

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Learning Activities for Infants

Age-appropriate activities for babies' cognitive development

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Establishing Boundaries

The need for some structure in the life of a child

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Developing New Strategies

The importance of developing new strategies when caring for young children

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Delaying Gratification

Helping a child learn how to delay immediate pleasure in order to enjoy long-term gain

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Creating a Supportive Environment for the Caregiver

Providing a nurturing environment for the caregivers

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Creating a Nurturing Emotional Environment

Offering a supportive, caring environment

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Becoming an Advocate of the Child

The importance of a nurturing relationship between the caregiver and the child

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Age-Appropriate Activities for Children

Activities that are appropriate for children from birth through age 4

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The Caregiver as an Educator

Helping the child learn about himself and the world around him

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Stress Management and the Childcare Provider

Combating the stress that many childcare providers experience in the workplace

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Preventing Sexual Harassment

Using common sense and good judgment in preventing sexual harassment

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Practicing Positive Self-Imaging

Using self-imaging techniques to maintain a positive attitude and to promote personal success

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Focusing Our Communication

Tools for building successful adult-child communication

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