Social–Emotional Development in Young Children

3 Clock Hours / 0.3 CEUs / $25.00

Social-Emotional Development in Young Children Child Care Training Course

Course Description: 

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.

Learning Outcomes:

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.


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Social–Emotional Development in Young Children
Online Course
Course ID:
SED-23RL9
Clock hours:
3
IACET CEUs:
0.3
Tuition:
$25.00
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Social–Emotional Development in Young Children
CourseBook
Course ID:
SED-13R9
Clock hours:
3
IACET CEUs:
0.3
Tuition:
$25.00
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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:

  • Stages of social-emotional development in infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
  • Children’s stages of play
  • How children’s early experiences shape their development
  • Factors that influence children’s sense of self and skills for interacting with others
  • The impact of toxic stress on children’s social-emotional development
  • The importance of positive relationships and secure attachments at home and in a child care setting
  • The importance of expressing emotions
  • How to provide guidance to children by modeling positive behavior and interactions
  • How to practice empathetic listening and attuned responses

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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"I learned so much from the course. I'll be taking more in the future. Thank-you." - West Jordan, Utah

"I am so grateful for Care Courses. They make getting my required continuing education hours so easy. Receiving the courses [Social-Emotional Development] quickly and a rapid response for grading! Plus, the classes are well planned and informative. Thanks so much." - Southlake, Texas

"The Social-Emotional Course gave me wonderful insight into how adults affect the children in my care. Of course I do realize what I do and say affects the children but this course had me delve deeper into how these actions and responses by adults impact the children. Great course that I have already recommended to my provider friends." - Salisbury, Maryland


Completion deadline: This training expires 12 months from the date of purchase. Courses must be successfully completed by their expiration date in order for the student to receive a certificate.
 
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