Understanding Emotional Development: Helping Early Childhood Providers Better Support Families

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Abstract

This article is intended to provide early childhood providers with a concise overview of emerging emotional development in young children (birth-5), the important role of primary caregivers, and the link between parenting, emotional development, and behavior. Specific suggestions that have been shared with urban Head Start mothers are offered, including support from the literature as to why such suggestions are worthwhile to share with families. The importance of acknowledging the contributing role of teachers and parents in young children's emotional development is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-370
Number of pages16
JournalNHSA Dialog
Volume15
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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