Cultivating Mindfulness in Infant and Toddler Environments
1.5 CPDs, Run Time 1:24:03
In this webinar, you will explore techniques to cultivate increased mindfulness in Infant & Toddler environments. You will practice how to look, listen, and communicate mindfully with these young children to meet them with respect. Together, we will identify the impact of the prepared guide on objective observation.
We will provide you with strategies for maximizing your positive impact through mindfulness in your prepared environment. These mindfulness techniques will enable you to offer infants and toddlers the gift of your calm, focused attention.
- You will learn how to respond—as opposed to react—to infants, toddlers, and their families.
- You will acquire techniques to remain present, calm, and focused.
- You will learn how to recognize bias and identify your own habituated lenses.
About the Presenter
Uniit Carruyo, MEd, is an Infant & Toddler level and practicum coordinator at West Side Montessori School Teacher Education Program in New York, NY. Her book, Team Teaching in Early Childhood Settings: Leadership Tools for Reflective Practice, won the 2018 Teacher’s Choice Award for Professional Development. AMS-credentialed (Infant & Toddler).