Celebrating 50 years of CEED

CEED was founded in 1973 to encourage connections among faculty, students, and community members whose work focused on early childhood. Today, that vision continues to hold true as we provide professional development, conduct research, and share information to help the early childhood workforce improve outcomes for young children.

Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™)

The Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™) was developed at CEED to identify the extent to which a reflective supervisory or consultation session demonstrates a reflective process grounded in infant mental health theory and principles. Learn about its use as a research tool and as a practical aid during reflective supervision sessions.

NEW! Tip Sheets on Reflective Listening

Our latest Tip Sheets delve into the components of active listening and how reflective practice can transform it into reflective listening. Learn techniques for using reflective listening to support relationships.

Tip Sheets: Reflective Listening

Reflective practice can transform active listening into reflective listening. Find out how it works and what potential barriers exist, and get prompts and techniques for building trust in meaningful relationships.

Our top 10 blog posts of 2022

We’re looking back at our most-read articles in 2022! Take a look and see if you missed one of these popular posts.