The first years of life are an amazing time of growth, learning and dependence. Those who care for infants and toddlers need to be keenly aware of the what to watch for regarding Shaken Baby Syndrome and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and how to best prevent them. We also need to know the importance of early brain development, as this period of neural growth sets the foundation for learning throughout life.
Included you’ll find a listening sheet for notes and reflection, video examples, review questions throughout to insure understanding as well as handouts and resources for further learning.
This course meets training requirements for new child care employees, infant/toddler teachers and foster parents.
Texas Core Competency 1: Child Growth & Development
Texas Core Competency 8.2: Health