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Learn more about how to support children experiencing homelessness in our new course Understanding Homelessness.

Understanding Homelessness

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$89 10 Hour STARS New Classes in 2019 See Details  

Description

You may be surprised to learn that more than 1 million children in the U.S. each year are homeless.  Childcare programs can offer a great resource for these children and their families.

This class will help you learn how to identify children at risk, how homelessness affects children's health, safety and development and how to support children and their families who are experiencing homelessness.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on all devices, including phones and tablets.

 

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Understanding Homelessness

Goal: to understand what homelessness means and how to support children and their families experiencing homelessness

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. What is homelessness?
  2. How does it affect young children?
  3. How can childcare support children experiencing homelessness?

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • define homelessness
  • describe how children are affected by homelessness
  • list at least 5 ways to support children and their families who are experiencing homelessness

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

Child Development & Guidance
Family Engagement
Inclusion: Cultural Diversity & Special Needs
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • Define homelessness
  • Describe how children are affected by homelessness
  • List at least 3 ways to support children and their families who are experiencing homelessness
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin