Theoretical Foundations for a Social Emotional Curriculum

Introduction to the Social Emotional Foundations Webinar Series | taught by Jan Blaxall, MASc (Psych), RECE, AECEO.C

Course description

For the last few decades, research and clinical practice have demonstrated and continue to provide evidence to advocate the importance of social and emotional development.  

This webinar introduces the experts who have been the inspiration for this work

In the following webinar series, we will focus on understanding the important role played by secure relationships with educators and peers. Benefits include increased ability to co- and self-regulate, positive interaction skills and, of course, a sense of security and well-being that allows children to explore and learn.

Jan Blaxall, MASc (Psych), RECE, AECEO.C
Jan Blaxall, MASc (Psych), RECE, AECEO.C
EYPDC Program Development and Early Years Consultant

Jan has 30 years of teaching Early Childhood Education courses at Fanshawe College, London, Ontario and Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario.  While "retired" Jan researches and provides on-line professional learning opportunities for Dominion Learning Institute of Canada and for interactive professional learning and consultation to Early Years professionals. Jan served as a member of Ontario's Expert Panel on an Early Learning Framework, Ministry of Education. She works with the Psychology Foundation of Canada, promoting children's emotional wellness, and is a trainer for their Kids Have Stress Too! programs. Jan has co-authored an ECE textbook, Children at the Centre: Principles of Early Childhood Education in Canada

Course Curriculum

Overview of the Foundations of Social Emotional Development
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