ERIC Number: ED180633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Encouraging the Open Expression of Feelings: Arizona HSST/CDA Competency Based Training Module #22.
The purpose of this Child Development Associate (CDA) training module is to help the CDA intern develop the knowledge and skills necessary to encourage the open expression of feelings among children in the classroom. Objectives are stipulated, activities for achieving each objective are suggested, and an assessment checklist is provided. A study guide outlines (1) various feelings that need to be expressed; (2) influences on the child's security and confidence; (3) how to recognize the child's feelings; (4) what it means to accept feelings; (5) why, when, and how feelings should be expressed; (6) how to deal with hostile feelings; (7) activities for encouraging the open expression of feelings. Also included are a list of books for children which focus on their concerns and fears and samples of Magic Circle activities. (Author/SS)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Child Caregivers, Competency Based Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Emotional Development, Emotional Response, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Training
Arizona/Nevada CDA, P.O. Box 337, Sacaton, AZ 85247 ($0.33 per module)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pinal County Community Coll. District, Coolidge, AZ. AZona/Nevada Child Development Associates.