Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in Center Settings
Abuse and neglect can happen anywhere. Unfortunately, this also includes child development programs. This lesson will help you understand the risks of child abuse and neglect in center settings. It will also explain the protective factors that can help minimize the risk.
Understanding Development: Infants and Toddlers
Understanding child development is a protective factor against child abuse and neglect. In this lesson, you will learn about typical development. You will also learn developmentally appropriate expectations for children’s behavior.
Promoting Children's Social Skills and Emotional Competence
Social and emotional competence of children is a protective factor in preventing child abuse and neglect. In this lesson, you will learn strategies for promoting children’s social skills and emotional competence.
Responding To Behavior That Challenges
All of us experience challenging behavior in the classroom at one time or another. It is important to be prepared to respond positively and appropriately. This lesson will introduce you to positive guidance techniques. It will also help you recognize discipline or punishment procedures that are never acceptable in your workplace.