This 45-minute online module describes the social and emotional development of infants, toddlers and young children. Participants will learn typical social and emotional developmental milestones as well as practices and approaches to support families in supporting their young children’s social and emotional development. They’ll also learn to recognize risk factors and signs of potential concerns.

Participants will learn to identify signs and symptoms of trauma and its impact on social and emotional development. Finally, they will identify resources and supports families can access to support their children’s social and emotional development needs.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define social and emotional development of young children
  2. Identify typical social and emotional milestones in young children from birth to five years by specific age ranges
  3. Describe practices and approaches to support social and emotional development in young children
  4. Recognize risk factors for potential social and emotional concerns in young children
  5. Define trauma and list types of traumatic experiences
  6. Describe the impact of trauma on infants, toddlers and young children from a developmental perspective
  7. Identify trauma signs and symptoms in infants, toddlers and young children
  8. Identify resources and supports families can access to support social and emotional development needs