CDEV 87 Promoting Social and Emotional Competence in Young Children (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Students will learn strategies to promote children's social and emotional development and tools to address challenging behaviors and mental health needs. Course includes interrelated levels of practice in developing positive relationships with children, families and colleagues; creating supportive environments; utilizing social and emotional teaching strategies to provide intensive, individualized interventions.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Examine young children's social and emotional development to prevent challenging behaviors.
- Outcome 2: Identify and apply appropriate interventions to meet each child's needs and families' unique interests, strengths and needs.
- Outcome 3: Plan activities to promote individual children's social and emotional development to affect positive change.
- Outcome 4: Identify and implement strategies to promote social and emotional competence in the context of naturally occurring routines and environments.
- Outcome 5: Design strategies to meet the cultural and linguistic diversity of children and families, including those with disabilities.
- Outcome 6: Identify and examine potential challenges and barriers to implementation of practices that support all young children's social and emotional development.