When you ensure wellbeing at the very earliest point, youre giving children the best chance of being a confident, resilient adult. Wellbeing links to emotional development and plays a fundamental role in building relationships and communicating with others. Learn about how early years settings can support wellbeing, wellbeing and the EYFS, and building self-confidence and self-awareness.
- You will understand what is meant by wellbeing and resilience
- You will understand the importance of encouraging wellbeing in the early years
- You will know how to develop a child’s self-esteem
- You will be given recommendations for supporting the health and wellbeing of children in the early years, including the actions that should be taken by early years settings
Advantages of this course
- A mentally healthy child is one with a clear sense of identity and self-worth, the ability to recognise and manage emotions, to learn, play, enjoy friendships and relationships, and deal with difficulties. This course highlights the factors that impact on wellbeing, both positively and negatively, and how transitions can affect wellbeing.
- The presentation section of this course considers the key aspects of wellbeing attachment, relationships, emotional security, health, and resilience. There is an additional presentation on developing self-esteem in children.
- In the Activity section of the course, you will be given an opportunity to react to scenarios, conduct your own research into how stress can affect children, and read more about mental health problems in early childhood.
- There is also suggested extended reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge.