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Children’s Temperament: A Practical Approach to Meeting Individual Needs

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Course Length

2 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

Every child comes into this world as a unique individual, with unique ways of responding to the world in the expression of their emotions and actions. This is called temperament. Being able to recognize and understand differences in temperament differences is crucial for nurturing a child’s social emotional health.

CEU Credits

.2 CEUs

CDA Competency Area
  • Content Area III: Positive ways to support children’s social and emotional development
MN KCF Content Area
  • II.C: Promoting Social and Emotional Development

1 (Beginner)

State Approval
  • MN

This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 3: Supporting Children’s Social and Emotional Development. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.