Continuing Education

for your new nanny

Because we value education as much as you do, as part of our unique placement process we cover the full enrollment for your Nanny to take a child-development course of your choosing. Offered by a span of wonderful organizations and universities, we feel that these courses prioritize the health, well-being and happiness of children everywhere. Browse around and decide which course you feel would most benefit your family; If you have a course in mind for your nanny to take and it is not listed here, consult with your Placement Specialist.


Baby 101

“This flagship course walks you through what you need to know. Designed by experienced parents and certified experts, it’s a curated selection (A.K.A. crash course) of the most essential information, including video coursework in breastfeeding, sleep, safety, and newborn care. Sit back, relax, and take this course pre-baby. You can always reference back when you need it the most.”
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Newborn & Infant Care
-US Nanny Institute

“The Newborn and Infant Care curriculum focuses on child safety, development, common medical issues, nutrition, sleep and general care for newborns to 1 year. This program is online (17 hours) and designed for those seeking work as a newborn and infant care specialist, consultant or overnight nanny. The Newborn and Infant Care program is a separate program from the Basic to Professional curriculum.”


*Please note that this course is significantly higher cost than all others. Nannease would be glad to split the cost of it with a family who is interested in having their nanny take it.

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Newborn Baby Care Specialization
-University of Colorado

“The courses are designed to move the learner through the progression of care for healthy newborns in the first month of life. The first half of the specialization consists of clinical provisions such as initial medical interventions and screenings, health assessments and resulting diagnoses. The second half focuses on care provided at home including transport and sleep safety, nutrition, and parental and caregiver bonding.”
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Safe Baby, Safe Child
-The Care Courses School Inc.

“After completing [this course] you will be able to explain the types, causes, and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries to infants and young children and ways to prevent such injuries; describe the symptoms and risk factors of shaken baby syndrome; describe the reasons for infants’ crying and ways to soothe infants; identify infants’ and young children’s other difficult developmental phases and strategies for handling their difficult behaviors; and identify strategies for handling and responding to caregiver stress.”
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Everyday Parenting: The ABC's of Child Rearing
-Yale University

“Everyday Parenting gives you access to a toolkit of behavior-change techniques that will make your typical day in the home easier as you develop the behaviors you would like to see in your child. The lessons provide step-by-step instructions and demonstrations to improve your course of action with both children and adolescents. Among many techniques, you will learn how even simple modifications to tone of voice and phrasing can lead to more compliance.”
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Child Nutrition and Cooking
-Stanford University

“This course examines contemporary child nutrition and the impact of the individual decisions made by each family. The health risks associated with obesity in childhood are also discussed. Participants will learn what constitutes a healthy diet for children and adults and how to prepare simple, delicious foods aimed at inspiring a lifelong celebration of easy home-cooked meals.”
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Routines and Relationships
-Childcare Lounge

“This training is designed for caregivers and educators of infants and toddlers. Participants will learn how responsive care giving forms the foundation of building relationships, and sets the stage for development and learning. Identify the importance of responsive care; Demonstrate an awareness of children’s needs; Give examples on how to make routines valuable interactions and learning experiences for young children; Describe the benefits of continuity of care.”
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Social-Emotional Development in Young Children
-The Care Courses School Inc.

“After completing [this course] you will be able to explain factors involved in young children’s social and emotional development; describe how children’s early experiences shape their social-emotional development; and recognize techniques for supporting young children’s healthy social-emotional development.”
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Creating Schedules and Routines
-The Care Courses School Inc.

“After completing [this class] you will be able to describe what a schedule is and how it benefits both [caregivers] and children; describe strategies for creating a schedule for an early childhood program; list the reasons why routines are important in children’s lives; identify strategies for turning routines into enjoyable and meaningful learning experiences.”
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