Self-Regulation and Toxic Stress - An Applied Developmental Perspective

$6.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

CE Course Description

There are seven key principles that summarize the understanding of self-regulation development.  This CE course provides a comprehensive framework for understanding those key principles of self-regulation in context, using a theoretical model that reflects the influence of biology, caregiving, and the environment on the development of self-regulation.  Consideration of how stress and adversity may impact self-regulation, along with the developmental tasks of self-regulation from birth through young adulthood, with particular attention to contextual factors that may impact development are also discussed.

Article Author:  Amar Hamoudi Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Duke University, Desiree W. Murray Ph.D. University of South Florida
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1.  Explain which processes are essential for self-regulation.

2.  Investigate the concept related to self-regulation that has been defined as “positive or protective processes that reduce maladaptive outcomes under conditions of risk.”

3.  Elucidate the experiences that can cause a toxic stress response in children.

4.  Identify the most internal factor influencing a child’s capacity for self-regulation.

5.  Provide the goal of self-regulation interventions.

Date Added: 2015-08-26

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