Family Employee Resource Group: RELAX- Alternatives to Anger for Parents and Caregivers

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 | Time:  12:00-1:00pm | Location: Virtual – Zoom

Event Description

Everyone gets angry, including young children. RELAX for parents and caregivers explores the anger and strong emotions experienced by infants, toddlers and preschoolers. This workshop will help participants learn about the developmental stages in children’s self-control and how parents and caregivers can assist children at each stage, learn about cortisol and our body’s reaction to stress, and explore activities that can help with self-control.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the developmental stages in children’s self-control
  • Learn how parents and caregivers can assist children at each stage in their development
  • Learn about cortisol and our body’s reaction to stress
  • Discover activities to assist with self-control

About the Speaker: Courtney Aldrich, MSU Extension

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As a Program Instructor with the MSU Extension Child and Family Development team, Courtney teaches parents and caregivers about child development, learning, and strategies for caregiving practicesShe provides virtual and in-person programming at schools, conferences, libraries, and training venues with community partners throughout MichiganA former early childhood professional, Courtney earned her master’s degree in Educational Psychology from Eastern Michigan University