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Your infant or toddler develops in many different areas simultaneously. Social emotional development refers to how your child learns to manage and express her own emotions and interact with others. Her social emotional growth as an infant or toddler affects her development in all other areas, and will have an impact on her relationships with others for the rest of her life. In this 2-hour course, we will discuss what social emotional development is, why it is important, ways you and your child care provider can work together to encourage healthy growth in this area, and possible warning signs that your child might be struggling with social emotional development. This course was developed and produced by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System in cooperation with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing Division, and using funds provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. A HIGH SPEED INTERNET CONNECTION IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE.

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A basic understanding of attachment theory is central to appreciating the impact of discontinuity of care. Initially formulated by English psychiatrist John Bowlby, the basic precept is that an infant instinctively behaves in many ways to maintain proximity to her primary caregiver and feels most secure when in close proximity to that person. Attachment between infant and caregiver begins to form early in the infant's life as the caregiver responds in a nurturing manner to the infant's signals—with breast or bottle, singing or cooing, holding and rocking. Slowly, the infant learns that a particular caregiver provides her with a safe, predictable, and comfortable world. Attachment begins to form and grow. In the mind of the infant, it is the beginning of the development of trust--the primary developmental task of the pre-verbal years. The attachment that forms provides a secure base from which the child feels free to explore the larger social and physical world. Early lack of positive caregiving causes later social consequences, since the type of attachment that forms between child and caregiver serves as a prototype for later social relationships.

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Infants and toddlers sometimes behave in ways that can be confusing and even upsetting for the adults in their lives. In this 1-hour course we will learn what challenging infant and toddler behavior looks like and why it happens, and ways you can work together with your child?s caregivers to prevent and respond to challenging behavior. This course was developed and produced by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System in cooperation with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing Division, and using funds provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. A HIGH SPEED INTERNET CONNECTION IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE.

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Child development stages - Wikipedia

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