Social & Emotional Development
Social-emotional skills are essential in the healthy development of children. In this course you will learn about social-emotional milestones and what to do if you have a concern about a child’s social-emotional development. This course will also address the impact high-quality environments have on social-emotional development, as well as the role you play as a responsive, nurturing family child care provider.
Social-Emotional Development: An Introduction
There is growing evidence that children’s social-emotional development is associated with better outcomes at home, at school, and in the community. Social-emotional development refers to how children learn to express their feelings, develop relationships, and practice social skills. This lesson will introduce you to social-emotional development and its significance for children’s overall development and learning.
Social-Emotional Development: Infants And Toddlers
This lesson will help you understand how infants and toddlers develop socially and emotionally. You will learn about social-emotional milestones and what to do if you are concerned about the social-emotional development of an infant or toddler in your care.
Social-Emotional Development: Preschool Children
This lesson will help you understand how children develop social-emotional skills during the preschool years. You will learn about social-emotional milestones and what to do if you are concerned about a child’s development.
Social-Emotional Development: School-Age Children
This lesson will help you understand how school-age children develop social-emotional skills. You will learn about social-emotional milestones for school-age children and the components for assessing this area of development.
Promotion Social-Emotional Development: The Environment
A high-quality family child care home should support children’s social-emotional development and learning. This lesson describes how you can use your home environment to create meaningful opportunities for children’s social-emotional growth.
Social-Emotional Development: Experiences and Activities
As a family child care provider, you should offer a variety of experiences to support the social-emotional development of all children in your care. This lesson describes how you can create developmentally appropriate experiences that engage children in meaningful interactions to promote their growth and learning.