Early Childhood Resource Consultant (Special Needs) 7060

Certificate Code 7060
Certificate 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 special needs in the child-care community. Upon successful completion, graduates will qualify as Resource Teachers and/or Resource Consultants under the Child Care and Early Years Act. Applicants must have an Early Childhood Education Diploma from an Ontario college or a letter of equivalency from the AECEO.
Admissions Requirements Ontario College Early Childhood Education Diploma, or letter of equivalency from the AECEO.
Info Please contact Lynn Haines if you require more information: lhaines@centennialcollege.ca.
Notes Completion Requirements:

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.

LEVEL 1:

SN-400 Exploring Inclusion
SN-401 Working with Families
SN-402 Field Practicum 1
SN-403 Service Planning
SN-405 Resource Coordination

Level 2:

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

Orientation Session:

This orientation session clarifies the program emphasis and your role within it. Come and have your questions answered an appointment is not required.
Next orientation date is Thursday, September 1, 2016, at 6 pm.
Progress campus, room TBA


Please note:
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.
Contact Name Lynn Haines, Program Supervisor
Contact Telephone 416-289-5000, ext. 2337
Contact E-mail lhaines@centennialcollege.ca

Mandatory Courses

Course Code Course Name
SN-400 Exploring Inclusion
SN-401 Working with Families
SN-402 Field Practicum 1
SN-403 Service Planning
SN-404 Strategies for Success and Inclusion
SN-405 Resource Coordination
SN-406 Advocacy in the Home, School and Community
SN-407 Research and Conference Planning
SN-408 Field Practicum 2