Professional Development Center

EPS 523 Care and Communication: Applying Evidence-based Practice to Promote Infant Toddler Language, Literacy, Numeracy, and Social/Emotional Development - CANCELLED

Course Number: EPS 523
Course Title: Care and Communication: Applying Evidence-based Practice to Promote Infant Toddler Language, Literacy, Numeracy, and Social/Emotional Development 
Class #: 62384
Dates: June 23-August 15, 2014
Times: Asynchronous Weekly Online Sessions
Delivery: Online
Faculty: Debra Schofield, Catherine E. Cutler Institute for Child & Family Policy USM Muskie School of Public Service
Credit: Three (3) Inservice Graduate Credits
Tuition/Fees: $1,359.00 (Maine Resident)
Registration Form: This course has been cancelled

This online course focuses on the application of evidence-based practices that promote the language, literacy, numeracy, and social-emotional development of infants and toddlers with diverse backgrounds and abilities. Course content integrates the neuroscience of early development and levels of intervention practice with family-centered theory and relationship-centered care to promote infant toddler well being. Through readings, online discussions, and practical activities, this holistic curriculum provides distance learners with the opportunity to compare and demonstrate models and approaches that promote individualized care for infants, toddlers, and families of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Completion of this course qualifies towards Maine Special Education Certification.