Infant/Toddler Caregiving: Socia/-Emotional Growth
Course Number: ECE 175C
Transcript Title: I/Tod Care-Soc/Emotional
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: December 19, 2014
Total Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 10
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default), P-NP, audit
Covers social-emotional growth and socialization including: development, temperament, responsible care, guidance and discipline, and supporting the needs of infants and toddlers. Audit available.
- Recognize the development of attachment and typical, temperamental characteristics.
- Recognize responsive, respectful and relationship-based infant toddler care.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Students will acquire skills and abilities relating to:
- Infant and toddler attachment (attachment development, separation).
- Temperamental styles.
- The importance of responsive caregiving.
- Nurturing the social and emotional development of infants and toddlers.
- Guidance techniques.
This class is the third in a four-course series on Infant and Toddler Caregiving. The courses were developed as The Program For Infant/Toddler Caregivers by the California Department of Education and WestEd/Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development. The PITC website provides extensive information on the program goals and philosophy.