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Milestones of Child Growth and Development

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This training will review the stages of development from infancy through kindergarten. The training will cover indicators and strategies designed to support the growth and development of young children. Participants will identify typical behaviors that occur at each stage of development. At each stage of development the participants will look at social-emotional development: cognitive development; physical development and speech language development. Participants will work in small groups to examine the impact of issues such as genetics, environment, temperament, and cognitive factors.

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