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Event Details

Session 2: Bodies, Curiosity and Touching

Event ID: 153467
Registered
Tuesday, November 28, 2017  
5:30pm to 8:30pm
(3.00 Hours)

Description

Course ID 62931
In this workshop, participants will explore what it means to help children develop healthy relationships and will learn strategies for teaching consent, respect, and encouraging children’s sense of ownership over their bodies. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on and better understand their own feelings about children's curiosity and sexual exploration. Through readings and role-plays, we will develop strategies for fostering children’s feelings of comfort about sexuality and their bodies while also helping children develop healthy boundaries by setting limits. We will also discuss fears regarding child sexual abuse and learn to distinguish between signs of abuse and behaviors associated with common childhood exploration.

Location

NY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute
16 Court St., 10th Floor10th Floor, Room 1003Brooklyn, NY 11241
County Kings

Registration

Event Fee
Registration Closed
Register By
11/27/2017
Required?
Yes

Contact

Katherine Schaffer (Email)
NY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute
Brooklyn, NY 11241

Sponsor

NY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute

Instructional Methods and Strategies

None Specified

Assessment/Evaluation

None Specified

Description

In this workshop, participants will explore what it means to help children develop healthy relationships and will learn strategies for teaching consent, respect, and encouraging children’s sense of ownership over their bodies. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on and better understand their own feelings about children's curiosity and sexual exploration. Through readings and role-plays, we will develop strategies for fostering children’s feelings of comfort about sexuality and their bodies while also helping children develop healthy boundaries by setting limits. We will also discuss fears regarding child sexual abuse and learn to distinguish between signs of abuse and behaviors associated with common childhood exploration.


Hours/Credits/CEUs

3.00 Hours

PD Level

Registered

Course Type

Professional Development Session

Course Category

Early Childhood

Applies Toward

General Course

1. Child Growth and Development (2.5 Hours)
2. Family and Community Relationships (0.5 Hours)

OCFS Training Topics

(1) Principles of Childhood Development (2.5 Hours)
(3) Child day care program development (0.5 Hours)

Target Audience

Teachers
Administrators
Family Child Care Providers

Ages Addressed

Toddlers
Preschoolers
School age
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