Fostering Children's Self-Esteem

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Children with healthy self-esteem, compared to their peers with unhealthy self-esteem, tend to be happier, more confident in their abilities, and less afraid of failure. This course covers the concept of self-esteem, how to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy self-esteem, and how to foster children's self-esteem.

Course Information Children with healthy self-esteem, compared to their peers with unhealthy self-esteem, tend to be happier, more confident in their abilities, and less afraid of failure. This course covers the concept of self-esteem, how to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy self-esteem, and how to foster children's self-esteem. Helping children develop a healthy self-esteem is an important goal of early childhood education. The learner should be able to:Know the concept of self-esteemExplain how self-esteem develops within a warm and trusting relationshipHow to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy self-esteemImplement specific strategies to enhance children's self-esteem*This course qualifies for 1 clock hour of credit. This course was updated with funding 100% provided by federal Child Care and Development Funds from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part of an $8,000,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.

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