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2018-2019

ECE 107 - Nurturing Mental Health in Early Childhood

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course explores essential elements involved in setting the foundation for the mental health and development of infants and toddlers. It examines the importance of identifying and meeting their social/emotional needs and how these needs relate to the caregiver’s interactive process. The course integrates the implementation of developmental brain research with the interactive process of caregiving with a special focus on developmentally appropriate practices and techniques in the childcare setting.