[R-0488] S7: Family and Community

Citation: Bright Futures at Georgetown University. (2017). Promoting Healthy Mental Development: Early Childhood. Module 2. Retrieved from [site] [or enter promoting mental health development middle childhood online curriculum” in your search window and click on Ages and Stages, scrolling down to Early Childhood].

Abstract: This new online curriculum builds on and updates information from the publication Bright Futures in Practice: Mental Health. This module addressing the mental health of children ages one to four years of age contains module objectives and information on developmental goals and concerns, what to look for when observing parent-child interactions, how to conduct developmental assessments, and the roles of the family and the provider in helping children meet social and emotional developmental goals.

Integration: The content and skills presented in this website fit well in Child Development; Infants, Toddlers and Twos; Child, Family and Community; Child Guidance; Health, Safety and Nutrition; and Social and Emotional Development.

Content Focus: Aggression; Autism Spectrum; Child Development; Child, Family and Community; Child Guidance; Cognitive Development; Community Practices; Communicating; Competence; Developmental Disability; Eating Behaviors; Health, Safety and Nutrition; Development Checklist; Infants, Toddlers and Twos; Isolation; Language Development; Managing Emotions; Mental Health; Professional Development; Safe and Nurturing Environments; School Readiness; Self-Esteem; Sibling Rivalry; Sleep Behaviors; Social and Emotional Health; Socialization; Stimulating Environments; Tantrums; Toilet Learning; Training

Notes: As an activity, have learners complete the Where to Seek Help Bright Futures Referral Tool found within this curriculum at https://www.brightfutures.org/development/early/community.html.