Pathways to Competence: Encouraging Healthy Social and Emotional Development in Young Children
2 Rev ed
1 Jan 2009
Brookes Publishing Co
This new edition of a guide to social and emotional development of young children gives readers everything they need to understand social and emotional development and how to support it.Healthy social and emotional development in young children, an area in which interest is always growing, is a crucial part of ensuring positive developmental outcomes later in life. In this resource, professionals, para-professionals, home visitors, and students fully address this aspect of child development, discovering not only how to interact positively with children and their families, but also how to improve parents' interactions with their children. Readers explore 9 social and emotional domains of children from birth to 6 years: a sense of body self; attachment to caregivers; play and imagination; language and communication; self-esteem; morality and conscience; emotion regulation; concentration and problem solving; and, empathy and prosocial behavior.