Learn more about the topic of child growth and development for child care professionals. Understand developmental stages that children go through during their early years. Then, develop age appropriate learning environments, foster self-esteem, help children cope with stress and more.
Research indicates that the first three years of life are critical for physical, social-emotional, and intellectual development. You will learn about developmental patterns, the domains of development, practical strategies for encouraging optimal development, and how to recognize signs of potential developmental delays.