Module 3 Your First Year of Life: A Look at Infant Development

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  1. Students will explore physical development in the first year.
  2. Students will understand how to keep an infant safe from common hazards.
  3. Students will explore preventive health and vaccination of infants.
  4. Students will explore cognitive development in the first year.
  5. Students will be able to define temperament and discuss the role of infant temperament in shaping relationships with caregivers.
  6. Students will appreciate the importance of the first year of life to emotional development.
  7. Students will define “trust” and “attachment”.
  8. Students will explore how an infant begins to learn to love.
  9. Students will appreciate the special role fathers play in the lives of infants.



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