Child Guidance


The Child Guidance course is a technical laboratory course that addresses the knowledge and skills related to child growth and guidance equipping students to develop positive relationships with children and effective caregiver skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children, strengthen a culturally diverse society and pursue careers related to the care, guidance and education of children, including those with special needs.

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Amy Haynes
Registered Dietician, Art Institute of Dallas

Dr. Linda Brice
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Mitzi Ziegner, M.Ed.
Instructor, Human Development & Family Studies, Texas Tech University

Dr. Jennifer Kunz
Professor of Sociology, West Texas A&M University

SAMPLE LESSON | Human Development: Toddlers, Preschoolers & School Age Children

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Introduction to Child Development: Infant, Toddler & Pre-K          
  • Human Development: Toddlers, Preschoolers & School Age Children        
  • Introduction to Professional Communication
  • Parenting Basics
  • Child Abuse        
  • Family Life Issues           
  • Plan for Life        
  • Child Health & Welfare
  • Healthy Snacking for All Ages   
  • Playing It Safe    
  • Child Care Options         
  • Child Care Services        
  • Guiding Children            
  • Appropriate Teaching Strategies         
  • Entrepreneurship 101: Teddy Bear Academy
  • Exploring Careers: Human Services    
  • A Job Defined: Child Care Director