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Developing Important and Successful Communications Skills

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Course Length

2 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

Communication is critical in helping children develop language and social emotional skills, and connects to all other domains of learning. This course provides child care practitioners with communication tips for infants and toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. Good communication skills help children adjust to transitions, enhance their play and learning experiences, build relationships, and help children learn to solve problems.

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.