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.
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.
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.
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.
Christopher Watson, PhD, and Deborah Ottman discuss the origin of the Reflective Interaction Observation Scale and how the new RIOS Guide for Reflective Supervision and Consultation in the Infant and Early Childhood Field was designed with practitioners’ needs in mind.
We’re looking back at our most-read articles in 2022! Take a look and see if you missed one of these popular posts.
We’re excited to introduce a new series of evidence-based Tip Sheets that explore topics of relevance to early childhood professionals. Download these free resources!
A groundbreaking new book by CEED personnel is the first guide to using the Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™) as a framework to plan and shape reflective supervision sessions.
How is reflective supervision being implemented in the field? Are individual or group settings more popular? How often are participants receiving reflective supervision? A new report sheds light on these questions and more.
CEED Director Ann Bailey reflects on a young child’s expulsion from preschool and what his story reveals about the difficult choices that child care professionals and parents are forced to make.