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Social and Emotional Development of Children
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
San Francisco | 2006 | 56 p.
Corporate author: 
California Childcare Health Program (CCHP)
Europe and North America
© California Childcare Health Program (CCHP) 2006

This document describes the social and emotional development of young children and identifies why they behave in different ways, especially challenging behaviors. The impact of these behaviors on early care and education programs, staff, and families is described, as well as ways to address this phenomenon.


Resource Type: 
Toolkits and practical guides
Human rights / Human dignity
Level of education: 
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Primary education


Social and emotional learning; Challenging behaviors; Positive discipline; SEL