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