Total CE Credit Hours: 14
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101484
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About the Course:
Meeting a crucial need, this book provides clear recommendations for authentic developmental assessment of children from infancy to age 6, including those with developmental delays and disabilities. It describes principles and strategies for collecting information about children’s everyday activities in the home, preschool, and community, which provides a valid basis for intervention planning and progress monitoring. Throughout, the book emphasizes the importance of enlisting parents as partners with practitioners and teachers in observation and team-based decision making. Special features of this well-organized, accessible volume include recommendations for developmentally appropriate assessment tools and “Best-Practice Guidepoints” in each chapter that distill key professional standards and practices.
This course is based on the book, Authentic Assessment For Early Childhood Intervention: Best Practices created by Bagnato, Stephen J.
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This course is recommended for health care and educational professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about authentic developmental assessment guidelines for infants and young children. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify guidelines for authentic assessment of children from infancy to age 6.
- Cite examples of the evidence base and current professional standards supporting authentic assessment of young children.
- Describe how authentic assessment can prevent the mismeasure of young children.
- Explain how clinical judgments, teamwork, and functional behavioral assessments all contribute to accurate authentic assessment of young children.
- Compare how authentic assessments are used with young children who have behavioral, developmental, and other disabilities.
- Recognize how authentic assessment can be used to plan for early school success and for evaluating intervention outcomes.
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