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Stages of Social Emotional Development

Posted by rpd03 on July 7, 2014 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Social-emotional development is the cornerstone to all areas of development. Greenspan’s theory of emotional development is broken down into 8 stages that build upon one another; these are referred to as “functional emotional developmental capacities” [FEDC] (Bayat, 2012). The first 6 stages span from birth to 5 years of age and are briefly explained below:

1) Self-regulation and Shared Attention (birth to 2 months of age) In this stage, the infant expresses interest ...

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Happy 4th of July!!

Posted by rpd03 on July 5, 2014 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The National Council on Fireworks Safety offers these common sense safety tips for using consumer fireworks in the hopes that injuries to consumers can be greatly reduced this season:

•Parents and caretakers should always closely supervise teens if they are using fireworks.

•Parents should not allow young children to handle or use fireworks.

•Fireworks should only be used outdoors.

•Always have water ready if you are shooting fireworks.

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June is PTSD Awareness Month!

Posted by rpd03 on June 25, 2014 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)




June is PTSD Awareness Month!

In recognition of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, we have created a list of information and resources surrounding PTSD and made it available on our website.

After a traumatic or life-threatening event, it is common to have reactions such as upsetting memories of the event, increased jumpiness, or trouble sleeping. If these reactions do not go away or if t...

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Posted by rpd03 on June 21, 2014 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)