Child Development

 

Attachment, Separation, Individuation

An essential part of children’s growth includes their development of healthy attachments to the important adults they have contact with across multiple environments. Attachments allow children to grow, separate from their caregivers and form positive identities. Participants will discuss how attachment principles apply to the teacher-child relationship as well as how to support children with problematic attachment histories.

 

 

Children and Trauma

Children are affected by trauma on a daily basis. Each child has characteristics that influence his/her response to stressful events. This workshop will discuss how to create a safe and nurturing environment in the classroom and how to help children to express difficult feelings. The training will also address signs and symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome and resiliency characteristics.

 

Fearful, Flexible and Feisty: The Different Temperaments of Children

This workshop provides participants with an opportunity to explore their own temperament traits and how both their temperament and a child’s may influence the relationship in the child care setting.

 

The Developing Child: Infants and Toddlers

This workshop explores the developmental milestones and theoretical principles that support infants and toddlers in their developmental journey. Through this ages and stages approach, participants will identify opportunities and classroom strategies to further a child’s development in each developmental domain.

 

The Developing Child: Preschool Age Children

This workshop explores the developmental milestones and theoretical principles that support preschool age children in their developmental journey. Through this ages and stages approach, participants will identify opportunities and classroom strategies to further a child’s development in each developmental domain.

 

The Developing Child: School Age Children

This workshop explores the developmental milestones and theoretical principles that support school age children in their developmental journey. Through this ages and stages approach, participants will identify opportunities and classroom strategies to further a child’s development in each developmental domain.

 

To schedule a training, please contact Gina Ross at (602) 845-4228 or GRoss@swhd.org

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