The research based approach to child development that your center needs [Webinar]

In this webinar we welcomed Dr. Cara Goodwin, licensed psychologist and founder of Parenting Translator! Dr. Goodwin shared what the top factors are that make a high quality childcare facility and how these factors can enhance cognitive, academic and social functioning in young children. Through research based practices, Dr. Goodwin teaches us how to create a space for optimal child development and create a “positive caring environment” in our classrooms. You do not want to miss out on this webinar!

🎤Our Special Guests:

Dr. Cara Goodwin, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Founder of Parenting Translator!

Dr. Cara Goodwin, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and a mother to three children. She specializes in child development and has spent years researching child psychology and neuroscience and providing therapy and clinical services for children of all ages.  She also recently wrote a children’s book titled “What to Do When You Feel Like Hitting” which gives children evidence-based strategies to use when they are dysregulated. Dr. Goodwin translates recent scientific research into information that is helpful, relevant, and accurate for parents and caregivers through her Instagram account @parentingtranslator and her website: www.ParentingTranslator.com.

🧪Key Learning Outcomes from Dr. Cara Goodwin

  • Higher quality care is associated with enhanced language development, higher IQ and advanced social-emotional skills.
  • Adult to child ratio is important. Research has found that more adults caring for children, the better the developmental outcomes.
  • A positive caregiving environment means being warm, responsive, positive, and encouraging of children’s development and is linked to better outcomes in children.
  • Children in high quality care facilities are more likely to attend college, have better grades and have fewer behavioural problems.
  • Important, high quality care is critical but it is not everything. Family factors have 2-3 times the impact on children as child care.

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Maddie Hutchison

Maddie is a Registered Early Childhood Educator with a Master's in Early Childhood Studies. Her specialty is in Children's Rights and she is currently a Customer Advocacy Specialist for HiMama!

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