PD at the Center

Responsive Caregiving: Supporting the Needs of Infants and Toddlers – Online Series

up to 10.5 PD hours English Family Child Care Administrators and Educators, Infant-Toddler Educators

This series presents a research-based approach to caring for infants and toddlers that focuses on social and emotional development as the foundation for all growth and development. The role of the caregiver-child relationship and ways to promote it within the caregiving environment will be emphasized. Principles of best practice in the field of infant and toddler care and education will be integrated throughout the sessions. This series is appropriate for teaching staff with a foundational knowledge of infant and toddler development.

Participants who complete the series will increase their ability to:

  • understand the principles of responsive caregiving
  • identify the impact of social and emotional development on the overall learning and growth of young children
  • recognize the role of relationships in infant and toddler care
  • reflect on the unique needs of infants and toddlers in care settings
  • analyze the components of responsive caregiving and how to apply them within care settings
  • begin to implement strategies for applying responsive caregiving principles within caregiving routines, experiences and environments

Participants can earn up to 10.5 PD hours by attending three facilitated online sessions and completing three online assignments.

Please Note: This series has been approved by RIDE to serve as a RIELDS Next Steps class.

WKC Domains: Development and Learning, Curriculum
Levels 2/3: Application and Analysis

Access and view the Pre-session Assignment

Access and view Intersession Assignment #1

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Dates Time Location Register
Tuesdays, September 29th, and October 13th, 27th 5:30pm-7:30pm Webinar Registration Closed