Evaluation and Identification of Children with a Delay in Social-Emotional Development

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Session Dates

Tuesday January 08, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

This session will provide the why, what and how of evaluating social emotional development as part of eligibility for Early Intervention.  Strategies will be provided for determining when a specialized evaluation tool is appropriate, and for gathering and interpreting information from a variety of sources.


  1. Review the federal and state guidance on eligibility and evaluation for Early Intervention as it relates to social emotional development
  2. Define social-emotional competencies and constructs
  3. Identify red flags that suggest possible delays in social emotional development
  4. Review and consider appropriate tools for evaluating the social emotional development of infant, toddlers and preschool children

Target Audience

This event is intended for individuals and teams that are involved in planning and/or conducting evaluations with infants, toddlers or preschoolers to determine eligibility for early intervention.

Topics Covered: Early Intervention

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Infant/Toddler Staff Training Hours
No credit


Lisa Gragg, Dina Stipetic, Colleen Kutchkus, Donna Miller, Julia Slater, Susan Zeiders

Event Contact:


Molly Martz