Jumping for Joy: The Relationship between Movement and Emotions


10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Course #:
Erikson Institute
Credit Available:
0.3 CEUs; 3 SWCEUs; Approval pending by the Illinois Early Intervention Training Program
A baby kicks her arms and legs excitedly when her mother comes into sight. A child jumps for joy upon hearing the start of his favorite song. This workshop explores the reciprocal relationship between motor skills and social- emotional development. Participants will examine the connection between the two domains of a child’s development from multiple perspectives, including how a child’s motor skill development influences his social- emotional development and how typical and atypical motor development influences coping in the young child.


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