The Growing Brain From Birth to Five Years Old: Social-Emotional Development


Session Dates

Wednesday July 28, 2021 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Webinar

Young children's social-emotional development influences their academic and social success later in life. Caring and supportive relationships provide young children with a sense of comfort, safety, and confidence. This session will identify strategies that adults can use to support healthy social-emotional development in young children.


Participants will:

  1. Identify how social-emotional development unfolds in the first five years of life.
  2. Identify areas of the brain involved in social interactions and emotional interactions.
  3. Identify strategies to support the development of social-emotional skills in young children.

Target Audience

This training is intended for Early Intervention service personnel/providers, early childhood education professionals, and parents.

Topics Covered: Early Intervention

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Molly Martz, at 717-901-2151, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

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


EITA Consultant

Event Contact:


Molly Martz

Content Contact:

Michael Brink