In order to complete each module you will need to attend both sessions. This module begins with an overview of the basic concepts of early social-emotional growth and socialization and their application to the group care context. An emphasis is placed on the development of a nurturing relationship between the infant and the caregiver. This module addresses the importance of responsive care giving, the individualization of care through an understanding of infant temperament the critical role of family and culture in early identity development, and stages of emotional development. Training includes: small/large group discussions, hands-on activities, video vignettes, mini-lecture and power point presentation. Zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to training.