This course applies to infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Learn about the steps that young children follow along the path of social–emotional development. This course covers factors that influence children’s sense of self as well as their interactions with others and approach to learning. Learn how your behavior, positive interactions, and guidance can promote healthy social–emotional development in young children. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
After completing Social–Emotional Development in Young Children you will be able to identify stages of social–emotional development in young children; explain factors that influence children’s skills for interacting with others, and that support their learning and sense of self; describe how children’s early experiences and social interactions in a child care setting and at home affect development; and discuss ways that your behaviors, attitudes, and positive interactions can promote children’s healthy social–emotional development and positive behavior.
Attention Colorado Students: This course may be used to meet Colorado's requirement for 3 clock hours in social-emotional development. For other courses that meet this Colorado requirement, click here.
Attention Nevada Students: This course fulfills your Child Development/Guidance and Discipline training requirement.
Topics Covered in Social-Emotional Development in Young Children:
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read and write English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material, view videos, listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Multiple choice quiz and written assignments.
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