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Sinclair College

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 5. 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: NONE  


  • Identify developmentally appropriate guidance strategies used to address behavior and social and emotional development of each child.
  • Explain how theories of early childhood apply to guiding children in the classroom.
  • Identify underlying reasons for children’s challenging behaviors in order to determine the appropriate guidance technique.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3