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Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC): Module 1: Social Emotional Growth and Socialization

October 5, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - October 12, 2022 @ 9:00 pm

Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization explores topics on social-emotional development in the first three years, temperaments of children and caregivers, socialization, guidance and discipline, environments, and gaining an understanding of children’s behavior. Training will begin with an overview of the basic concepts of early social-emotional growth and socialization and their application to the group care context.  An emphasis is placed on the development of a nurturing relationship between the infant and caregiver. The overview addresses the importance of responsive caregiving, the individualization of care through an understanding of infant temperament, the critical role of family and culture in early identity development, exploring developmentally appropriate play strategies with ages of infancy, creating supportive physical environments, and stages of emotional development. —This is a hybrid training and participants must complete both face to face sessions and online assessment to receive credit.

  • Part 1: Wednesday, 10/5/2022  6:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Part 2: Wednesday, 10/12/2022  6:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Online Assessment Due: Wednesday, 11/2/2022

If interested in completing all modules for Infant Toddler credential, please note: Module 1 will take place via webinar in October, Module 2 will take place via webinar in the spring.  Module 3 & 4 will take place IN PERSON in Sycamore, IL in the spring.  Contact Ann at annw@four-c.org with any questions.

Trainer: Stephanie Budziak, 4-C Infant Toddler Child Care Specialist

Audience:  All Providers Caring for Infant, Toddlers, and Twos

8 Training Hours; Level of Learning: Intermediate

Free Training


October 5, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
October 12, 2022 @ 9:00 pm
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