Responsive Interactions with Children Birth to 5 and the Arnett Caregiver Interaction Scale (0.5 CEU)

December 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Cambridge Public Library - Main Branch
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138

Brain development research indicates that the degree of responsive caregiving that children receive as infants and toddlers positively affects the architecture of the brain itself, thereby promoting healthy development. All children need to be cared for by individuals that are genuinely care for them and are responsive to their needs. Responsive interactions are provided by parents and caregivers who are nurturing within the context of protective and stable relationships. In this training, participants will review the developmental needs of children birth to age 5 and the elements of supportive interactions. Within the context of the Arnett Caregiver Interaction Scale, participants will consider individual needs and how to encourage, nurture, and guide each child. The components of the Arnett Caregiver Interaction Scale and elements of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS™) will be used to frame the session. Participants will discuss use of the Arnett as a self-assessment tool to identify strengths and areas for growth.

Instructor: IEPD

Location: Cambridge Public Library – Main Branch, Community Room – lower level, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA.

Getting to the Training: There is a parking garage for a fee.  MBTA accessible by Red Line and multiple bus routes.

This training is full.