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Program for Infant/Toddler Care Module IV: Culture, Family, and Providers

By Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC)



WestEd’s Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) has produced a series of award-winning videos and supporting materials. The products include video magazines (in DVD format), curriculum guides, trainer’s manuals, and related materials—all providing easy-to-follow techniques to ensure emotionally secure and intellectually engaging group child care. Videos are available in English, Cantonese, and Spanish. The PITC series is organized into four modules, each containing videos and print materials (see separate descriptions of each module).

Module IV Print Materials:

  • Infant/Toddler Caregiving: A Guide to Creating Partnerships with Parents
  • Infant/Toddler Caregiving: A Guide to Culturally Sensitive Care
  • Module IV Trainer’s Manual

Module IV Videos and Video Magazines:

  • Essential Connections: Ten Keys to Culturally Sensitive Child Care
  • Protective Urges: Working with the Feelings of Parents and Caregivers
  • Talking Points for Essential Connections
  • Talking Points for Protective Urges

Supplementary Materials for Module IV:

  • Addendum to Trainer’s Manual IV
  • Spanish-Language Handouts and Transparencies

For a complete list of PITC products for sale, including current prices, download the PITC order form. At the end of the form, you will find instructions on how to order materials through the California Department of Education.

Resource Details

Product Information

Copyright: 2011
Format: Multimedia
Publisher: CDE Press

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Praise for this Resource

  • “These materials are timely and excellent for supporting the quality of child care we all want for our children. The videos are powerful. I’m really impressed. I love your work and refer to the videos all the time.”

    T. Berry Brazelton, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Medical School