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Knowledge and Know-How: Nurturing Child Well-Being

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Course Length

8 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

Through partnership with ZERO TO THREE (ZTT), we bring you eight interactive, awareness-raising, and knowledge-building online lessons focused on the core knowledge and skills providers need to leverage their relationship with parents to promote child well-being and raise overall quality of care in their work with young children and families. In this eight-hour course, you will increase your core knowledge of trauma-informed care to promote well-being for our children and their families.

CEU Credits

.8 CEUs

CDA Competency Area
  • Content Area II: Steps to advance children’s physical and intellectual development
  • Content Area III: Positive ways to support children’s social and emotional development
  • Content Area IV: Strategies to establish productive relationships with families
  • Content Area VIII: Principles of Child Development and Learning
MN KCF Content Area
  • I: Child Development and Learning
  • II.B: Promoting Cognitive Development
  • II.C: Promoting Social and Emotional Development
  • III: Relationships with Families

1 (Beginner)

State Approval
  • MN
  • OH
  • VT

You will learn how to access relevant information and share resources with families via activities, vignettes, practical resources, and tools to support your program. Topics include:

  • Creating Partnerships with Families
  • Social-Emotional Development for Infants
  • Toddlers and Parents, Building a Healthy Brain
  • Promoting Well-Being and Preventing Maltreatment of Young Children
  • Culture and Caring for Young Children
  • Understanding Temperament and Responding to Challenges in Young Children’s Behavior
  • Relationship-Based Practice