ECAE 7886T Advanced Human Development II: Parent-Child Interactions
30 hours lecture plus conference; 3 credits
Theories of social and emotional development from birth through kindergarten. Moving from theory to practice: Relation of theories of development to the function and assessment of the parent-child relationship. Emphasis is placed on sensitive listening, providing emotional support, and developmental guidance to child and parents. Requires 120 hours of field experiences in a variety of settings including hospitals, home- and center-based early intervention programs, early childhood centers, and inclusive early childhood special education classrooms, which are done in consultation with the instructor.