Course Agenda

  • 4

    Building Connections with Children (Part 1)

    • Building Connections with Children

    • Teaching and Personal Beliefs

    • Unconscious Bias

    • Implicit Bias

    • Children are Learning at Birth

    • Social and Emotional Development

    • Self-Awareness

    • Self-Management

    • Social Awareness

    • Relationship Skills

    • Responsible Decision-Making

    • Individual Differences

    • Culture and Self-Concept

    • Building Connections with Children Quiz

  • 5

    Social/Emotional Milestones in Infants

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Infants 2-4 months

    • ​​​Social/Emotional Milestones in Infants 6-9 months

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Infants 12 months

    • Infant Emotional Development

    • Meeting Emotional Needs of Infants

    • Interactions with Infants and Toddlers

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Infants Quiz

  • 6

    Social/Emotional Milestones in Toddlers

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Toddlers 18-24 months

    • Toddler Emotional Development

    • Meeting Emotional Needs of Toddlers

    • Toddler Social Development

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Toddlers Quiz

  • 7

    Social/Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers 3-4 Years

    • Preschool Emotional Development

    • Meeting Emotional Needs of Preschoolers

    • Preschool Social Development

    • Cooperative Play

    • Social/Emotional Milestones in Preschoolers Quiz

  • 8

    Learning to Regulate Emotions

    • About Emotions

    • Learning to Regulate Emotions

    • Helping Children Learn to Accept Feelings

    • Positive Behavior Model

    • You Make a Difference

    • Learning to Regulate Emotions Quiz

  • 9

    Communication and Interactions

    • The Factors

    • Environmental Factors

    • Developing Social Behavior

    • Communication and Interactions

    • Communication Strategies

    • Communication and Interactions Open-Ended Question

    • Communication and Interactions Quiz

  • 10

    Guidance Techniques

    • Defining Guidance Terms

    • Definitions of Behavior Terms

    • Off-Track Behavior

    • What the Child Needs

    • Mistaken Behavior

    • Causes of Behavioral Issues

    • Less Effective Responses

    • Direct and Indirect Guidance Techniques

    • Indirect Guidance - Physical Space

    • Indirect Guidance - Curriculum

    • Indirect Guidance - Expectations

    • Indirect Guidance - Recognize and Respond

    • Direct Guidance Techniques

    • Common Direct Guidance Methods

    • Rewards and Stickers

    • Guidance Techniques Quiz

  • 11

    Caregiving Burnout

    • Burnout

    • Stress in Child Care

    • Stress Relief

    • Healthy Choices for You

    • Limits of Your Expertise

    • Deep Breathing

    • Caregiving Burnout and Healthy Choices Open-Ended Question

  • 12

    Support Children Limit Expulsion

    • Limit Expulsion

    • Who Is Being Expelled

    • Risk Groups

  • 13

    Part 1 - Test

    • Communication and Interactions Test

  • 14

    Supporting Children for Life Success (Part 2)

    • Supporting Children for Life Success

    • Supporting Children for Life Success Open-Ended Question (pre-assessment)

    • Adverse Childhood Experiences

    • Complex Trauma

    • Stress Mountain

    • Kinds of Stress

    • Effects of Stress in Kids​

    • Adverse Childhood Experiences Open-Ended Question

  • 15

    Brain Development

    • The Brain

    • Understanding the Brain

    • Brain Architecture

    • ACEs in Early Childhood

    • Blueprint for Brain Development

    • Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development

    • Myelination

    • The Brain Never Stops Changing

    • Brain Development Open-Ended Question

    • Brain Development Quiz

  • 16

    Homelessness

    • Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

    • Predictable Pathways

    • Homelessness and ACEs

    • Defining Homelessness

    • Identifying Homelessness in Children

    • Homelessness Open-Ended Question

  • 17

    Behavior and Brain Development

    • Learning Requires Working Memory

    • Behavior and Brain Development

    • Behavior and Brain Development Open-Ended Question

    • Behavior and Brain Development Quiz

  • 18

    Building Resiliency

    • Resiliency

    • The Science of Resilience

    • Positive Relationships

    • Regulating Emotions

    • Supporting Through Distress

    • Redirect

    • Self-Calming Techniques for Children

    • Breathing Exercises

    • Emotional Triggers

    • Building Resiliency Open-Ended Question

    • Building Resiliency Quiz

  • 19

    Family and Community Resources

    • Support Positive Outcomes

    • Goals for Community Support 1

    • Goals for Community Support 2

    • Goals for Community Support 3

    • Goals for Community Support 4

    • Supportive Families

    • Resources for Families

    • Moving Forward

    • Family and Community Resources Open-Ended Question

  • 20

    Self-Care for the Caregiver

    • Self-Care Inspires Compassion

    • Developing Self-Regulation

    • Self-Care for the Caregiver

    • Recognize Symptoms

    • Self-Care for the Caregiver Open-Ended Question

    • Commit!

  • 21

    Part 2 - Test

    • Supporting Children for Life Success Test

  • 22

    Wrapping It Up

    • Reflection

    • Reflection

    • Building Connections with Children (Texas Preservice Module 3) Feedback Form