Presentation on theme: "Birth to Three Social-Emotional Development Betty Williams, MSW North Seattle Community College Parent Education Instructor."— Presentation transcript:
Birth to Three Social-Emotional Development Betty Williams, MSW North Seattle Community College Parent Education Instructor
Workshop Outcomes: Increase knowledge and understanding of Infant/Toddler Social-Emotional Needs, based on Promoting First Relationships – University of Washington NCAST Curriculum Practice strategies and develop skills that promote healthy infant/toddler social – emotional development
Faces North Workshop Agenda Overview/Mutually Respectful Interactions Introductory Activity Infant/Toddler Social-Emotional Development How are Social-Emotional Needs Expressed? Small Group Activity Sharing Strategies Evaluation and Conclusion
Introductory Activity Introduce yourself to the person sitting next to you. 1.Share your name and your reason for attending this workshop (are you a parent, teacher, etc.) 2.Discuss how you make friends with a baby, a one year old, and a two year old 3.You will introduce the person you talked with, and share one example of how to make friends with either a baby, one or two year old
What does this tell us about infant/toddler development? Infants Task – Establish Trust and Security One Year Olds Task – Safe Exploration and Secure Attachments Two Year Olds Task – Separation, Positive Sense of Self, Thinking & Expressing for Herself or Himself
How We Are Is As Important As What We Do Jeree Pawl
Meeting the Social and Emotional Need of Infants and Toddlers 1.To feel safe and secure 2.To feel worthy and loved 3.To feel acknowledged and understood 4.To feel noticed and receive attention 5.To feel a sense of control and predictability 6.To understand and be able to manage my upset feelings 7.To feel powerful and independent 8.To feel safe and stimulated in my exploration 9.To feel competent 10.To have mutually enjoyable relationships and feel a sense of belonging From Promoting First Relationships by Kelly, Zuckerman, Sandoval, and Buehlman
Small Group Activity In groups of 3, review one of the needs How does a baby express this need? A one year old? A two year old? How does an adult express this need? What culturally sensitive strategies can we use with infant and toddlers to help them develop skills to express these needs in positive ways? Share an example with the large group
Handling Behaviors of Concern Behaviors, Feelings, and Needs: An Intervention Worksheet overview Small Group Activity: Use the worksheet to discuss behaviors of concern such as biting, hitting, not eating, withdrawal, or others from your own experience Identify one social-emotional need that the child is expressing and come up with at least one culturally sensitive strategy to help the child learn appropriate skills to express this need Create a role play to demonstrate this strategy that you can share with the large group
Platinum Rule Jeree Pawl Do unto others as you would have them do unto others.
Conclusion Additional Resources: 1.Growing Up Again: Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children – Jean Illsley-Clarke & Connie Dawson 2.Promoting First Relationships: How to Support Your Young Child’s Social and Emotional Development – Kelly, Zuckerman, Sandoval, & Buehlman 3.Understanding Temperament – Lyndall Shick 4.Diversity in Early Care and Education: Honoring Differences – Janet Gonzalez-Mena Contact information for Betty Williams, NSCC Parent Education Instructor - firstname.lastname@example.org;email@example.com PowerPoint and additional handouts: http://facweb.northseattle.edu/bwilli/Birth_to_Three_Social&Emoti onalDev
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