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Respecting the Child’s Perspective

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Course Length

2 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

Children and adults see the world very differently, and understanding child development helps you gain valuable insight through a child’s eyes. In this course, you will look at common situations and the ways children and adults may see them, taking into consideration what is developmentally appropriate for the children involved to find solutions that work for the children in care.

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 also 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, Subject Area 4: Strategies to Establish Productive Relationships with Families.