HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development-C (PHCD-C) Online

HIGH FIVE PHCD-C online training is a tool for  those working with children aged 4 to 12 to enhance program quality and ensure that every child has a positive experience. This online training equips participants with the essential knowledge about the physical, social, emotional and cognitive attributes of each age and stage of a child’s development.

This course is designed for anyone providing programs for children ages 4 to 12 such as full/part-time recreation staff, coaches, swim instructors, camp counselors, before and after-school care providers, and teachers.

Learner Outcomes

At the completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Incorporate the three essential Design Guidelines so that programs are Welcoming of Diversity and Uniqueness, Safe, and Developmentally Appropriate.
  • Apply the HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development: A Caring Leader, Friends, Mastery, Participation, and Play to their interactions with children, laying the foundation for positive experiences.

Participants who successfully complete this training will receive a certificate and are provided with an additional complimentary online training, Healthy Minds for Healthy Children.

This training is available online so  participants can learn at their own pace.

Cost: $30 plus applicable tax

Audience: Program Leaders, Lifeguards, Coaches, Instructors, Counsellors, Managers, Supervisors, Educators

National Coaching Certification Professional Development Points (NCCP) – 2 points


Register to receive your direct link to the online training.

*HIGH FIVE recommends that participants be 16 years of age or older.

2-hours, at your own pace
Audience: Coaches, Instructors, Managers, Supervisors, Teachers