How can we respond in our work to children who are dealing with trauma and grief? Learn what recent research tells us about the impact of trauma on brain development and behavior.
Explore co-regulation and discover how children learn self-regulation through the caring relationships in their lives.
Learn important concepts around early brain development as well as practical ways to enhance brain-boosting interactions with children.
Behavior is communication. Children use behavior to show their wants and needs–even before they can talk. When adults learn to understand and respond appropriately to children’s behaviors, we can develop even better caring relationships with them.
Child care and child development experts present a webinar on operating child care programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This resource provides guidance for supporting and responding to the stress that some children experienced in transitioning back to child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes tips on making behavior expectations clear, making positive attention a regular part of the day, and more.
This resource presents an overview of stress behaviors to expect from children during a transition such as returning to child care, as well as information on how adults can respond.
Adults can model managing difficult feelings for the children they care for. This Resource Guide will assist you in gauging your own stress levels and monitoring your responses to different challenging behaviors.
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Our findings from the Infant-Toddler Essential Elements project describe key aspects of effective infant and toddler early care and education programs.