Better Kid Care: Social and Emotional Competence of Children
Date and Location
When (Date/Time)April 1, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where724 Phillips St, Ste 201, Stroudsburg PA 18360
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Cost: $7.00 and pre-registration on PAKeys is mandatory.
For full details, fees and to register you will need to log into the PAKeys website.
Go to the PD registry where you can view several video tutorials to help you with the new registration process.
This educational program for early education professionals and parents is offered as part of a statewide Penn State Extension program to support quality early learning.
PQAS hours for each session and ACT 48 hours for the series are available.
Five Protective Factors are the foundation of the Strengthening Families Approach: parental resilience, social connections, concrete support in times of need, knowledge of parenting and child development, and social and emotional competence of children. Research studies support the common-sense notion that when these Protective Factors are well established in a family, the likelihood of child abuse and neglect diminishes. Research shows that these protective factors are also "promotive" factors that build family strengths and a family environment that promotes optimal child and youth development.
Social & Emotional Competence of Children - A child or youth's ability to interact with others, self-regulate their behavior and effectively communicate their feelings has a positive impact on their relationships with their family, other adults, and peers. Challenging behaviors or delayed development creates extra stress for families, so early identification and assistance for both parents and children can head off negative results and keep development on track.