Understanding the development of infants, toddlers, and twos equips caregivers with the tools and best practices needed to guide, teach, and care for them. This foundational approach provides information on theories of early development, components of high-quality, responsive caregiving, and strategies to support children in their earliest years.
Jean Barbre, EdD, holds a master's degree in child and family studies from California State University Long Beach, a master's degree in counselling from California State University Fullerton, and a doctorate degree in educational leadership from Pepperdine University. She has thirty years of experience working with children and families as a preschool director, teacher, therapist, college instructor, national and international presenter, and a guest presenter on public television. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, she blends her knowledge of counselling and psychology into her understanding of children and families.