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ECE 2201 Guidance of Young Children

Guidance and behavioral intervention strategies used by early childhood professionals to help develop positive social and emotional skills in children birth through age five. Practical application of guidance, problem-solving techniques and collaboration with families. Center observation required.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Education
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: ECE 2103 AND ECE 2104 AND PSY 1100 


  • Identify developmentally appropriate guidance strategies and behavioral interventions used to address behavior and social and emotional development of each child.
  • Describe dimensions of, and strategies for, supporting and involving diverse families by building guidance partnerships between early childhood professionals, families and community.
  • Describe theoretical concepts, professional and ethical standards and guidelines related to the guidance of each child.
  • Demonstrate ability to integrate self-reflective perspective related to behavior of young children birth through age 5.
  • Identify continuum of observation and assessment techniques related to each child's social and emotional development.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3