ECAE 7013T Developmental, Temperamental, Sensory, and Emotional Challenges in Young Children

45 hours plus conference; 3 credits

This course focuses on dynamic aspects of biopsychosocial development in early childhood, including temperamental, sensory, and emotional functioning and the mismatch between child and caregiver. The emphasis will be on the impact of these variables on children?s behavior in the home, school, and community environment. Clinical methods in assessing, diagnosing, and intervening with young children with emotional, behavioral or developmental challenges through classroom discussion and case studies and materials; and help students to develop and use reflective skills to address issues that arise in typical and atypical young children and their families.


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