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Careers in Child Development - This video examines the different careers available in the field of child care. Interviews with child care workers and specialists explore the positive and negative aspects of working in the field. The program also outlines what different jobs in child care involve, including job duties and the skills and training required for a successful career in this rewarding field. 11 minutes FDJ24962  

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Babysitting ABC's - Good child care skills, organization and some basic information about running a business are essential to being a good babysitter. This program is a valuable source of information for those who would like to start a babysitting service or expand a current one, However, viewers will quickly learn that child care requires effort and skill. 20 minutes 2632-MG1

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Establishing a Child Care Enterprise - This program discusses child care as one of the businesses which provides an essential service and costs relatively little to start up. Ways to evaluate whether you are the kind of person who would enjoy caring for children professionally are detailed, as well as how to assess the market for such services and how to start up your own child care business, Includes interviews with individuals who have been successful starting their own child care business. 18 minutes FDJ25360

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Working With Children - For those interested in working with children, the career choices may be fairly limited: teacher, pediatrician, child care worker. This new video presents some alternatives that your students may not have considered. Using interviews with workers in the field, Working With Children offers a clear and informed view of a number of jobs. Each individual will talk about job responsibilities, day-to-day activities, educational requirements and why the work is enjoyable. Viewers will see a social worker, retail salesperson, nanny, non-faculty school personnel and others. An excellent overview for those students who ~ ish to explore this occupational field. 17 minutes FDJ11099

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Skills for Child Care Workers - Whether you're currently working with children or preparing for a career in child care, this video will review the basic skills needed to be the most effective caretaker possible. Reviewing techniques will be helpful for you and the children in your care. 15 minutes FDJ26321

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Break The Silence: Kids Against Child Abuse - Physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect are explained in a way young children can understand.Four kids talk candidly about their abuse and their abusers as they describe how adults use fear, manipulation, and neglect to hurt children. As each story is told, animated versions of the child and the abuser help illustrate how the abuse happened and how it made the child feel. 30 minutes AMM8810-MG1  

 99.95

 
Child Abuse: Chain Of Pain - Overviews the five basic categories of child abuse and their effects on children. The video also examines the reasons adults abuse children and describes ways to stop current abuse and prevent future abuse. Also stressed are means of obtaining help for victims. 14 minutes FDJ24995  

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Reporting Child Abuse: Personal Responsibility - This program offers the first truly consistent, professionally created program to train educators, health and public safety professionals about reporting child abuse. It explains child abuse reporting laws and defines who is a mandated reporter. Viewers will learn what should be reported and how to report it. 28 minutes AR9125V-MG1  

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Childproof: Home Safety Checklist - With parents standing careful watch off camera, children were filmed as their natural curiosity led them into dangerous situations around the home. This is the most comprehensive and tip-to-date video every made about these dangers and how to prevent household accidents that disable or kill close to 60,000 children each year. 48 minutes 7716-MG1

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The Reliable Babysitter - This new program is an informative and entertaining guided tour through the world of babysitting. Sitters of all ages Lenin basic and advanced techniques in home child care. Presented in an upbeat; modern style, viewer watch as four young women discuss their experiences and provide answers for many of the most o ten basic babysitting questions. This. program prepares young adults to be responsible and capable of handling child safety while being able to handle most emergency situations. lnventive dramatizations 111w-tmtt key points as the video explores the various responsibilities of a reliable babysitter. Topics covered include discussions of safety issues, first aid and emergency response, feed-big and dietary guidelines, diaper changing and hygiene, fun activities for all ages, and bath-time and bedtime. While some may think babysitting is just for fun, this program emphasizes that one should take the responsibility given to them and treat it as a serious job. 26 minutes FFL8469  

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Let 's Talk Babies! -This video shows how to care for babies, from start to finish. Appropriateness of toys according to age, how to communicate with a baby, how to diaper a baby, how to feed and burp a baby, comfortable positions for a baby, room organization, sanitation, and more are discussed. This thorough thirty minute program is especially good for beginners, who haven't had much hands-on experience with infants. 30 minutes  SL100-MG1  

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Child Care Video Series
Planning Activies for Children -This informative programs leads the viewer on a tour of a daycare center with helpful and informed caregivers who suggest, initiate and direct activities offering new learning experiences for the children in their care. These activities are shown to build children~s self-esteem and encourage social cognitive growth and development. A very detailed study guide including suggestions for activities is included with the video. 10 minutes FDJ26078  

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Emotional Development Of Children - This video focuses on the importance of emotional education during the various stages of physical childhood development. Parents and caregivers are constantly challenged as children move from the toddler stage into childhood, adolescence and ultimately adulthood. Each stage provides children with opportunities to explore new feelings and a way to help adults monitor emotional development. 11 minutes FDJ11005  

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Importance of Play 10 minutes FDJ26598  

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Discipling Children 9 minutes FDJ25204  

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Space for Growth and Development - Children have unique needs and desires. This video will show how child care facilities can effectively provide a stimulating learning environment if available space is used to its full potential. The program discusses the value of providing an environment that is both attractive and practical, and can be utilized by different age groups.  19 minutes FDJ26355  

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Emotional Development Of Children - This video focuses on the importance of emotional education during the various stages of physical childhood development. Parents and caregivers are constantly challenged as children move from the toddler stage into childhood, adolescence and ultimately adulthood. Each stage provides children with opportunities to explore new feelings and a way to help adults monitor emotional development. 18 minutes FDJ11005  

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Social Development if Children - 16 minutes FDJ26343  

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Emerging Communication Skills - 22 minuets FDJ25312  

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Child Care Safety - With over twenty-six million children per year suffering injuries from accidents, child care safety must become a major concern. This video discusses safety procedures and regulations within the child care facility, taking into account the ages of the children, the types of hazards and the means of intervention. Also stressed is the need for cooperation between the parent/caregiver and the child care facility. 17 minutes FDJ25013  

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Child Care Video Series (Set of 9) FDJ25014  

 575.00

 
The BabyCare Workshop Series
Handling, Diapering & Dressing - Parents learn safe and comfortable ways to hold and carry newborns. Also included are helpful hints for dressing babies as well as clearly demonstrated techniques for diapering. 7742-MG1

 99.00

 
Calming The Baby - This video provides proven techniques for calming a fussy baby..and the first and most important principle is for the caregiver to remain calm and in control. Viewers will see how the caregiver's response is the key. 7743-MG1

 99.00

 
When Your Baby Is Sick- This video provides basic information that can be used in numerous situations. There is a clear demonstration of how to take both an auxillary and rectal temperature. Viewers will also see a demonstration of how to measure and give prescription medication. 7744-MG1

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Safe & Sound - Baby-proofing a home is more than just a catch phrase. It is the responsibility of parents/caregivers to create a safe environment for children. This video shares some practical guidelines to help provide a nurturing yet safe place for babies. 7745-MG1

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Play Time - Children develop mentally and physically at different rates. But all children need interaction to help them mature. This video demonstrates simple, enjoyable activities for parents to share with their infants. 7746-MG1

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Bath Time - Bathing a baby should he an enjoyable experience for all participants. This video provides a step-by-step approach to bathing a baby in a safe, comfortable and convenient manner. 7747-MG1

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Postpartum Care - A pregnant woman's health concerns do not end with the birth of her baby. Postpartum Care helps new mothers understand what to expect during the postpartum period and how to avoid complications. It explores both the emotional and physical aspects of the "baby blues". 7748-MG1

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Sibling Preparation - This video explores the nature of the emotions children may experience at the announcement of a new baby brother or sister. Jealousy and a sense of insecurity are the primary feelings. Also covers suggestions for caregivers to help children through this dtfttcult time. 7749-MG1

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Babycare series 7740Set-Mg1

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Sharing Nature with Young Children - Looks at methods of exploring nature with children from infancy through primary ages. Stunning live footage allows your students to see how nature correlates with every aspect of a child's development. Discuss the role of natural history with children and encourage them to explore their surroundings. Offers countless simple, yet interesting activities that may take you as far as a fieldtrip or keep you as close as your own front yard. 20 minutes NSC0118V-MG1

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Communicating with Preschool Children - When talking with children, adults frequently scold, lecture, remind, criticize, nag or just plain don't listen. Good communication skills are often forgotten when the person you're talking with is still not quite able to put into words how she is feeling and so instead resorts to crying and tantrums. It's no wonder adults tend to talk to children in a very different way than they do to their adult friends. This program presents some specific techniques to improve communication skills, particularly with preschool children. Parents of preschoolers share some of what works and what doesn't work for them. And experts in child development give insights into the level of understanding of a preschooler, how to talk with children about what's bothering them and give them the words they need to express their feelings. Communicating With Preschoolers can be useful to parents, grandparents and preschool teachers who'd like to be better communicators and have more successful conversations with preschoolers 20 minutes FDJ11107

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Safe….Not Sorry: CPR & Basic Life Support For Infants& Preschoolers - Drowning, choking, falls, electrical shocks, and numerous other accidents put children at risk and require some type of emergency intervention. Trained medical help may be on the way.. .but when seconds count, you may have to act. Trained technicians give actual demonstrations of CPR for infants and young children as well as suggestions for handling other medical emergencies. This video is not designed to train viewers in CPR techniques, however, it is an excellent overview of medical emergencies which may arise and how those in charge of young children should be trained to respond. Let it inspire you and your staff to sign up for a CPR class near you! 13 minutes 7732-MG1

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Math & Science For Preschoolers - Child care facilities can help move children ahead of the game by using math and science activities to encourage development in these areas before they attend school. The simple exercises may be taught on a one-on-one basis, or to a group. This program is a must for any contemporary child care facility that encourages learning. 13 minutes FDJ25838

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Art And Music For Preschoolers - Begin early to develop children's interest and abilities in art and music by doing fun and educational activities with them. Watch and learn how fine motor skills can be strengthened as children paint, draw, mold clay, play instruments. Social skills are practiced as boys and girls share markers and paints, dance and sing side by side...emotions have an outlet as children bang, clap, mold, or scribble...intellectual development is boosted as young children learn concepts of shape, size, loud/soft, high/low, manipulating tools and instruments. Stimulate preschoolers creativity by offering an outlet in art and music for a lifetime of enjoyment and enrichment. 20 minutes FDJ24713

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Tip Top Tots: The Nutrition Pyramid For Preschoolers - An informative program for caregivers, with a musical ending to teach to the tots! Learn about the new nutrition pyramid and serving sizes for preschoolers; why proper nutrition is so important at this age and how to determine portions. Then you will see some creative, fun ways to prepare foods so that children enjoy their mealtimes. 20 minutes 2016-MG1

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Nutrition For Infants And Children Under 6 -
Meeting children's nutritional needs is a major goal as well as a concern for both parents and caregivers. Between conflicting information about what is healthy and the often-finicky appetites of children, parents and caregivers often see the selection of appropriate foods as a dilemma. Parents find conflicting information about the kinds and amounts of foods needed for infants and children under age 6. However, the fact that children of all ages must have certain nutrients for normal growth and development and the fact that dietary needs of infants and children are different than those of an adult remains constant. Nutrition for Infants and Children Under 6 is an excellent program that focuses on nutritional needs as defined by The Food Guide Pyramid, for three specific stages of development: Infants: birth to 12 months; Toddlers: 1-3 years; and Preschool-age children: 3-5 years. This exceptional program clearly defines nutritional guidelines to raise healthy infants and children. An excellent overview of children's nutritional needs. 4 Stars Video Rating Guide. 40 minutes
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The Gifted Child - Gifted and talented children are those with exceptionally advanced skills in one or more areas of development. Many times, gifted children cause problems for teachers, child care providers and parents who do not know how to foster nor relate to their extraordinary needs. This video attempts to analyze the gifted child., discussing methods of deciding who is gifted, listing characteristics of gifted children, addressing needs and recommending ways to enhance the development of these children. An excellent overview of a sensitive subject. 24 minutes 2326-MG1

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Recognizing Children With Special Needs - It's often difficult to determine a solution, unless you know all of the symptoms. This is especially true for parents who see their children less than does their child care provider. In these cases, it is essential that you, as the child's primary caregiver, not only recognize their special needs, hut additionally respond to them. This video describes a wide range of special needs symptoms from minor balance and movement problems to major or grand mal seizures. 7712-MG1

74.00

 
ADD/Learning Disabilities Series
Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - 21 minutes 2315-MG1

 74.00

 
Understanding Learning Disabilities - 16 minutes 2316-MG1

 74.00

 
ADD/Learning Disabilities Series 2317Set-Mg1

119.00

 

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