Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Early childhood preservice training on promoting social emotional development in young children: Research-to-policy resources

Author: Sharmila Lawrence
Publication Date: April 2016

This Research-to-Policy Resource List focuses on research examining preservice early childhood teacher training to promote the social emotional development of young children. Research in this area is limited but includes survey research on early childhood teacher preparation programs with a focus on social emotional development content, descriptive studies of the perceptions of preservice teachers on how to support social development of young children, and several small scale evaluations of instructional approaches to promote social emotional development. (author abstract)

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