Introduction to Infant and Toddler Social Emotional Development

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Social emotional development begins at birth and continues throughout life. This course will introduce child care providers to the process social emotional development, including key concepts such as temperament and attachment which affect a young child's ability to develop strong social and emotional skills.

Course Information Social emotional development begins at birth and continues throughout life, providing a foundation for meaningful relationships and learning. This 2-hour online course is designed to introduce child care providers to the process of infant and toddler social emotional development, including key concepts such as temperament and attachment which affect a young child's ability to develop strong social and emotional skills. The course includes an emphasis on the importance of healthy relationships with caregivers for optimal social emotional development to occur. Content used in this course was obtained, with permission, from the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning at Vanderbilt University. This course was converted into an online format by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System in cooperation with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing Division, and using funds provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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