Early Emotional Development of Infancy - Part 2

Temperament, Emotional Communication, Sense of Self | taught by Jan Blaxall, MASc (Psych), RECE, AECEO.C

Course description

Emotional development is a complex process resulting from biology, relationships and experiences in the early years. 

In this module we  explore  temperament patterns and influences, emotional expression, and sense of self, critical components for life-long well-being.

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

Introduction and Review of Module 1
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Understanding Differences in Temperament
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Observing and Learning about Individual Temperaments
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Temperament Rating Scale
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Temperament and Self-Regulation
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Creating a “Good Fit” to support temperament differences
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Emotions of Infants
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Name that Feeling!
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Emotions and Temperament
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Emotional Interaction
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Intentional Communication
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Emerging Sense of Self
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Video Observations and reflection
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References and Resources
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