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Responsive caregiving is the foundation of quality infant and toddler care. This course begins with an overview of responsive caregiving, and then goes deeper into the aspects of developing nurturing relationships with infants and toddlers. Participants will explore Attachment Theory which is at the heart of responsive caregiving; examine the role of the caregiver in understanding social and emotional development; and review a variety of communication strategies that foster nurturing relationships. This is a 2-hour course worth .2 CEUs.
This course can be utilized to meet the training requirements to earn or renew your Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Course content is aligned with the CDA Subject Area 3: Supporting children’s social and emotional development.
- Course Topics
- Responsive Caregiving
- Schedules and Routines
- Individualizing Care
- Family Relationships
- Social Development
- Emotional Development
- Child Development
- Serve and Return
- Brain Development
- State Approval
Approved for .2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in all 50 states.
This course is approved for CEUs in every state. It has also been approved for state training hours in Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin. Applications for state approval are pending in all other states; check back here for updates!
- Who Should Enroll
Who Should EnrollAll teachers and administrators of children birth to age 5.
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