Quality First is a voluntary coaching and rating system for childcare centers and homes. You can partner with a coach to raise the quality of services of your home or center. Coaching will focus key components of quality early care, including adult-child interactions, learning environments and staff qualifications. Coaches can conduct on-site customized trainings and provide coaching on how to implement best practices for children in your care. Based on assessment scores each program is given a Quality First Star Rating, ranging from 1 to 5 stars.
Child psychologists use their understanding of the human mind and behaviors in environments such as hospitals, schools, government agencies or private practices. Upon earning a . in Child Psychology, graduates may qualify to work as independent psychologists in the clinical and counseling spheres. According to the . Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of all psychologists is expected to grow 19% from 2014-2024 ( ). The median salary for counseling, clinical and school psychologists was $70,580 in May 2015.