Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy Virtual Learning Series - The Growing Brain Basics - Part 3:  Social-Emotional Development and Understanding Behavior

Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy Virtual Learning Series - The Growing Brain Basics - Part 3:  Social-Emotional Development and Understanding Behavior

The question of how babies’ brains grow in the context of relationships is one of the most important topics in early childhood development. Research on this topic is exploding, underscoring the need for early childhood professionals to learn about foundations of brain development and strategies to best support the growing brains of infants and young children. This series supports participants’ exploration of key concepts, research, and concrete strategies from ZERO TO THREE’s- The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old curriculum.

Part 3: Social-Emotional Development and Understanding Behavior—examine how social-emotional development unfolds in the first 5 years, the role relationships and attachment play in this development, the specifics of empathy development, key factors that influence behavior, and root causes and effective strategies to address behaviors that challenge.

1. Summarize how social–emotional development unfolds in the first 5 years.

2. Describe the role of relationships and attachment in social–emotional development.

3. Outline the development of empathy.

4. Identify the key factors that influence behavior.

5. Explain the root causes of behaviors that are challenging and articulate effective strategies to address them.

Featured Presenter: Katrina Macasaet

Katrina is a Manager of Professional Innovations Division with ZERO TO THREE and lead faculty for Critical Competencies and The Growing Brain curricula. As Manager, Katrina leads the design and delivery of presentations at state, regional, and national early childhood conferences, and meetings. Katrina contributes to the development of research-based and evidence-informed infant-toddler competencies, professional learning options, and other department content. Katrina joined ZERO TO THREE in January 2017 after working as an Instructional Coach for the Orange County Department of Education and as a Child Development Instructor for Saddleback College. Katrina has an undergraduate degree in early childhood education and a master’s degree in human development.

Free professional learning with CEU’s or GaPDS/DECAL credit hours available after completion of session and survey.

Updated: 2022-03-08
Thu,
Mar
10,
2022
  
5:30 
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7:30
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Katrina Davis
katrina.davis@gcsu.edu
(478)-445-8500