Infants Ages Birth to Three Months

Social and Emotional Milestones Examples of Typical Social and Emotional Development Examples of Risk Factors for Potential Social and Emotional Concerns Social Development- Attachment: Recognizes human language and prefers own mother’s voice Prefers human faces Engages in mutual eye gaze Begins to imitate smiles and other facial expressions While changing Matthew’s (6 weeks old) diaper,

Module 2: The First Year

swaddled infant

Learning Objectives After completing this module, you will be able to: Identify the indicators of healthy social and emotional development as well as potential risk for problems in social and emotional development in young children ages birth to twelve months. Describe practices and approaches to support social and emotional development in young children ages birth

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