Communication & Language Development

Lessons

  • 1

    Communication: An Introduction

    Communication is essential to the success of your program. To help facilitate communication, you must be knowledgeable about the definition and characteristics of communication in diverse individuals. This lesson will introduce you to the concept of communication and provide an overview of different communication methods and styles. 

    This lesson is estimated to take 45 minutes to complete.
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  • 2

    Communicating With Families

    Effective communication is essential to your success as a manager. Communicating effectively with families keeps everyone informed, reduces conflict, and reduces administrative burdens for you and your staff.

    This lesson is estimated to take 45 minutes to complete.
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  • 3

    Communication: Children and Youth

    As a manager, it is your responsibility to ensure that your staff have a working knowledge of communication milestones for children and youth, as well as have the skills to create environments and experiences that support communication competence.

    This lesson is estimated to take 45 minutes to complete.
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  • 4

    Communicating With Staff

    Communication is essential to your success as a manager. Communicating effectively with staff members creates a team-oriented culture that increases job satisfaction and minimizes conflict. When everyone knows what to expect and receives regular performance feedback, program goals can be achieved. This lesson will provide you with strategies for using communication to inform, motivate, coach, and resolve conflict with staff.

    This lesson is estimated to take 45 minutes to complete.
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