Module 2: Healthy Social, Emotional & Behavioral Development

Category: Child & Adolescent Health

There are two sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Healthy Child Development
  • Section 2: Understanding Social Behaviors

Intended Audience

Iowa Child Health Care Providers (CHCP), Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Clearly Stateat least three reasons early identification of signs/symptoms of social, emotional and behavioral concerns are vital for a child’s optimal future development
  • Indicateat least two mother-child or family events in which the child’s social-emotional development could be enhanced and
  • State current knowledge of “toxic” stress and how it might permanently and negatively alter future social-emotional and behavioral growth in a child

Pre-requisites/Learning Level

No pre-requisites

Competencies addressed

Communication Skills, Public Health Sciences Skills, Cultural Competency Skills

CEUs Offered





Online Self-Pace


1 hour

Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Scott Lindgren, PhD and Alfred Healy, MD

Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

Registration requirements

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Creation and/or update

August 18, 2013