Area of Instruction
Caregiving/Long Term Care Aide
Degrees & Classes
BTC's Childbirth and Parenting education program is designed to educate and support individuals in their role as parents or caretakers of children.
The program incorporates positive parenting skills with a child development knowledge base that promotes strong and healthy families.
The program recognize s parenting as an important occupation that requires education, experience, knowledge, thought, energy, and concern.
The various parenting courses offered provide instruction in the principles of child development and specific parenting skills and prepare individuals for their dual role of parent/wage earner.
The value of Parenting Education at BTC is that participation in the various parenting courses contributes to the development of children into healthy, mature adults and helps build strong families. Course goals vary depending on the particular course but all include developing realistic age-level expectations.
Early Learning providers are in demand. They work in a variety of settings from in the home to public and private settings.
Childcare provider, child caregiver, aide, child care worker attendant, au pair
Courses are from the 2019-20 Catalog
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A variety of pre-parenting Childbirth Education, Adult/Child and Adult-Only parenting discussion courses are offered each quarter.
Participants can register for their course of interest. Half scholarships are generally available.
Students are encouraged to take as many different parenting courses as they wish as their child grows and changes.
Some Adult discussion courses are now offered partially or fully online.
Adult/Child classes for parents or caregivers of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are offered quarterly and participants can continue on in these classes as their child grows.
Adult discussion classes are offered either in a Saturday workshop format or one evening a week for several weeks and topics vary from quarter to quarter.
Participants can enter the courses at the beginning of any quarter.