Social and Emotional Development in Early Intervention

Social and Emotional Development in Early Intervention Author Mona Delahooke
ISBN-10 1683730550
Year 2017-03-27
Pages
Language en
Publisher Pesi Publishing & Media
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A groundbreaking resource for the field of early intervention. Full of clear, straightforward steps, guiding principles and useful techniques backed by neuroscience and research, Dr. Mona Delahooke provides practical methods so that all childhood providers can better support the social and emotional lives of children and families. Illustrated with worksheets, charts and handouts, this reader-friendly book will provide valuable tools to nurture relationships, measure progress, reduce child stress, address challenging behaviors and promote self-regulation. Proven and effective tools for children diagnosed with: * Developmental and learning differences * Communication and speech differences * Autism * Sensory Processing Disorder * Medical conditions * Emotional or behavioral challenges

Social and Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Social and Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood Author Janette B. Benson
ISBN-10 0123785758
Year 2010-05-21
Pages 568
Language en
Publisher Academic Press
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Research is increasingly showing the effects of family, school, and culture on the social, emotional and personality development of children. Much of this research concentrates on grade school and above, but the most profound effects may occur much earlier, in the 0-3 age range. This volume consists of focused articles from the authoritative Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development that specifically address this topic and collates research in this area in a way that isn't readily available in the existent literature, covering such areas as adoption, attachment, birth order, effects of day care, discipline and compliance, divorce, emotion regulation, family influences, preschool, routines, separation anxiety, shyness, socialization, effects of television, etc. This one volume reference provides an essential, affordable reference for researchers, graduate students and clinicians interested in social psychology and personality, as well as those involved with cultural psychology and developmental psychology. Presents literature on influences of families, school, and culture in one source saving users time searching for relevant related topics in multiple places and literatures in order to fully understand any one area Focused content on age 0-3- save time searching for and wading through lit on full age range for developmentally relevant info Concise, understandable, and authoritative for immediate applicability in research

Pathways to Competence

Pathways to Competence Author Sarah Landy
ISBN-10 1557668914
Year 2009
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Brookes Publishing Company
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Updated edition of the "one-stop" comprehensive guide to fostering social emotional development in young children

Social Emotional Development

Social   Emotional Development Author Dave Riley
ISBN-10 9781605543413
Year 2007-10-29
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Redleaf Press
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Find out what the research says about common early childhood program practices, such as playing "Simon Says" or holding children while feeding them—time-tested activities you intuitively know help young children. Social and Emotional Development explores the effectiveness of these early learning tools and helps answer the question, "Why do we do what we do?" Children in child care centers often spend large chunks of time on activities without an obvious academic component, such as learning to dance to different tempos. Research shows, however, that these activities promote children’s social and emotional development. This practical and accessible book explains the research behind many common, wise early childhood practices, as well as the shortcomings of others. Key topics include: How to help children form a strong attachment with an adult and foster a feeling of security. The importance of peer relationships and how to help children learn to take turns, develop empathy, and not act selfishly. Three forms of self-regulation: controlling impulsive behavior, developing problem-solving ability, and learning to regulate emotions.

Early Intervention Games

Early Intervention Games Author Barbara Sher
ISBN-10 0470528508
Year 2009-10-02
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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A resource of fun games for parents or teachers to help young children learn social and motor skills Barbara Sher, an expert occupational therapist and teacher, has written a handy resource filled with games to play with young children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other sensory processing disorders (SPD). The games are designed to help children feel comfortable in social situations and teach other basic lessons including beginning and end, spatial relationships, hand-eye coordination, and more. Games can also be used in regular classrooms to encourage inclusion. A collection of fun, simple games that can improve the lives of children with ASD or other SPDs. Games can be played by parents or teachers and with individual children or groups. Games are designed to make children more comfortable in social situations and to develop motor and language skills Also included are a variety of interactive games to play in water, whether in a backyard kiddie pool, community swimming pool, or lake All the games are easy-to-do, utilizing common, inexpensive materials, and include several variations and modifications

Social and Emotional Prevention and Intervention Programming for Preschoolers

Social and Emotional Prevention and Intervention Programming for Preschoolers Author Susanne A. Denham
ISBN-10 9781461500551
Year 2012-12-06
Pages 251
Language en
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
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- Theoretical foundations, explanations and practical guides for implementation of social and emotional programming in early childhood settings - Review of all extant programming for both in-class and parenting applications to further social and emotional development during early childhood - Chapters presenting the major components of emotional competence are followed directly by another chapter detailing applications, or "lessons from the field."

Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children

Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children Author Steven Gutstein
ISBN-10 1846421543
Year 2002-02-15
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Friendship, even for the most able, requires hard work, and the odds are heavily stacked against those with autism spectrum conditions. Designed for younger children, typically between the ages of two and eight, this comprehensive set of enjoyable activities emphasizes foundation skills such as social referencing, regulating behavior, conversational reciprocity and synchronized actions. The authors include many objectives to plan and evaluate a child's progress, each one related to a specific exercise. Suitable for parental use, the manual is also designed for easy implementation in schools and in therapeutic settings.

Social Emotional Assessment Evaluation Measure Seam

Social Emotional Assessment Evaluation Measure  Seam  Author Jane Squires
ISBN-10 1598572806
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 46
Language en
Publisher Brookes Pub
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With this in-depth, easy-to-use tool, your program can reliably assess and monitor social-emotional development in infants, toddlers, and preschoolers at risk for delays or challenges. An ideal followup to screeners such as ASQ:SE, the two-part SEAM(tm) assessment reveals detailed qualitative information on childrenâe(tm)s social-emotional competence-- and identifies their caregiversâe(tm) strengths and areas of need. Easy to learn and implement, SEAM can be used by a wide variety of early childhood professionals, including those with little or no training in mental-health or behavioral interventions. SEAM helps your program: support development of important social-emotional skills in order to minimize challenging behaviors build strong, proactive partnerships with families promote positive parentâe"child interactions in the critical first years of life assist with developing developmentally appropriate goals and intervention activities monitor child progress toward social-emotional goals SEAM is a two-part assessment; All forms are available in English and Spanish on the CD-ROM or e-book. SEAM Tool The main SEAM includes three intervals with different developmental ranges: Infant (2-18 months), Toddler (18-36 months), and Preschool (36-66 months). Each interval assesses 10 child benchmarks critical to social-emotional competence, including empathy, adaptive skills, self-image, emotional responses, and healthy interactions with others. SEAM is flexible enough to meet your specific needs--parents/caregivers can complete it independently, or you can conduct it jointly with them if they need extra guidance. The SEAM system also includes SEAM with Ages, an alternate version of the tool annotated with a helpful list of age ranges for each item. This version makes it easy to give caregivers general guidance on how social-emotional skills typically develop and where their childâe(tm)s development fits on the continuum. SEAM Family Profile The Family Profile assesses parent and caregiver strengths and helps identify areas in which they need more supports and resources to foster their childâe(tm)s social-emotional skills. Like the main SEAM, the Family Profile assessment includes three intervals--Infant, Toddler, and Preschool. Each interval measures four benchmarks key to a nurturing home environment: responding to needs, providing activities and play, providing predictable routines and an appropriate environment, and ensuring home safety. List of SEAM benchmarks Child participates in healthy interactions Child expresses a range of emotions Child regulates social-emotional responses Child begins to show empathy for others Child attends to and engages with others Child explores hands and feet and surroundings (for infants)/demonstrates independence (for toddlers/preschoolers) Child displays a positive self-image Child regulates activity level Child cooperates with daily routines and requests Child shows a range of adaptive skills View the webinar recording of Using the Social-Emotional Assessment/Evaluation Measure (SEAM(tm)) with Young Children, presented by Jane Squires, Ph.D., and Misti Waddell, M.S. See which domain of school readiness in the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework this tool addresses.

The Neurobehavioral and Social Emotional Development of Infants and Children Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology

The Neurobehavioral and Social Emotional Development of Infants and Children  Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology Author Ed Tronick
ISBN-10 9780393711189
Year 2007-07-17
Pages 604
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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Internationally recognized as one of the premier researchers on child development, Ed Tronick has held notable teaching positions and conducted vital research for nearly 30 years. Over the course of his esteemed career, he has received funding for hundreds of key studies in the US and abroad on normal and abnormal infant and child development—including his Mutual Regulation Model and Still-Face Paradigm, which revolutionized our understanding of infants’ emotional capacities and coping—all of which led to critical contributions in the field. Much of his work serves as the benchmark for how mental health clinicians think about biopsychosocial states of consciousness, the process of meaning making, and how and why we engage with others in the world. Now, for the first time, Tronick has gathered together his most influential writings in a single, essential volume. Organized into five parts—(I) Neurobehavior, (II) Culture, (III) Infant Social-Emotional Interaction, (IV) Perturbations: Natural and Experimental, and (V) Dyadic Expansion of Consciousness and Meaning Making—this book represents his major ideas and studies regarding infant-adult interactions, developmental processes, and mutual regulation, carefully addressing such questions as: What is a state of consciousness? What are the developing infant’s capacities for neurobehavioral self-organization? How are early infant-adult interactions organized? How can we understand the nature of normal versus abnormal development? How do self and mutual regulation relate to developmental processes? Is meaning making purely a function of the brain, or is it in our bodies as well? As a bonus, the book includes a DVD-ROM, with video clips of Tronick’s Still-Face Paradigm, an invaluable teaching aid. Please note that the ebook version of this title does not include a CD.

Early Intervention The Next Steps

Early Intervention  The Next Steps Author Graham Allen
ISBN-10 0108509710
Year 2011-01-01
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher The Stationery Office
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Early Intervention is an approach which offers a real opportunity to make lasting improvements in the lives of children, to forestall many persistent social problems and end their transmission from one generation to the next, and to make long-term savings in public spending. It covers a range of tried and tested policies for the first three years of children's lives to give them the essential social and emotional security they need for the rest of their lives. Yet the provision of successful evidence-based Early Intervention programmes remains persistently patchy, and dogged by institutional and financial obstacles. In consequence, there remains an overwhelming bias in favour of existing policies of late intervention at a time when social problems are well-established. The report outlines crucial areas of brain development where the first three years see 80 per cent of the brain developed. Chapters 3 and 4 explore the social and economic benefits of Early Intervention. Chapter 5 explores the key themes of the first half of the report in the context of current policy and practice. The most effective Early Intervention Programmes and their cost effectiveness are covered in Chapter 6. It lists 80 programmes which fulfil this criteria, with 19 in the top category. Chapter 7 acknowledges the importance of local rather than central institutions in providing the best universal and targeted services. Finally, the prime recommendation of this report is the creation of a new, independent Early Intervention Foundation to encourage progress in this area.

From Neurons to Neighborhoods

From Neurons to Neighborhoods Author Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development
ISBN-10 9780309069885
Year 2000-11-13
Pages 612
Language en
Publisher National Academies Press
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How we raise young children is one of today's most highly personalized and sharply politicized issues, in part because each of us can claim some level of "expertise." The debate has intensified as discoveries about our development-in the womb and in the first months and years-have reached the popular media. How can we use our burgeoning knowledge to assure the well-being of all young children, for their own sake as well as for the sake of our nation? Drawing from new findings, this book presents important conclusions about nature-versus-nurture, the impact of being born into a working family, the effect of politics on programs for children, the costs and benefits of intervention, and other issues. The committee issues a series of challenges to decision makers regarding the quality of child care, issues of racial and ethnic diversity, the integration of children's cognitive and emotional development, and more. Authoritative yet accessible, From Neurons to Neighborhoods presents the evidence about "brain wiring" and how kids learn to speak, think, and regulate their behavior. It examines the effect of the climate-family, child care, community-within which the child grows.

Social Policy for Children and Families

Social Policy for Children and Families Author Jeffrey M. Jenson
ISBN-10 9781483344546
Year 2015-02-05
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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The Third Edition of Jeffrey M. Jenson and Mark W. Fraser’s award-winning text, Social Policy for Children and Families, offers new evidence that a public health framework based on ecological theory and principles of risk, protection, and resilience is essential for the successful design and implementation of social policy. Written in a conversational, reader-friendly style and incorporating cutting-edge research, this carefully crafted book maps a pathway for developing resilience-based social policies. In every chapter, experts in their respective fields apply the editors’ conceptual model across the substantive domains of child and family poverty, child welfare, education, mental health, health, developmental disabilities, substance use, and juvenile justice. Recipient of the Best Edited Book Award from the Society for Research on Adolescence in 2008, the book is an ideal core text for graduate and upper level undergraduate courses and a vital resource for elected officials, policy makers, and others interested in the evolution of policies aimed at preventing problem behaviors and supporting children and families.

Social Emotional Health in Early Childhood

Social   Emotional Health in Early Childhood Author Deborah F. Perry
ISBN-10 1557667829
Year 2007
Pages 404
Language en
Publisher Brookes Pub
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This groundbreaking guide to systems development helps professionals improve young children's social?emotional outcomes by building sturdy bridges between mental health and medical, educational, and social services. A comprehensive, research?based boo