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Understanding Child Development: Maslow's Theory of Human Needs
language English, Spanish

Course Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Define "self-actualization" and describe the model of Maslow's theory of human needs.
  • Identify basic and growth needs.
  • List ways this model can be incorporated into your child care routine.


schedule 1 Hour
star_outline 0.10 CEUs
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computer 1 year unlimited access
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face Early childhood training approval


You want every child in your care to grow up as happy and healthy as possible. But with so many factors to consider - from nutritious diets to strong self-esteem - how do you know where to begin?

This course will help you understand one model of healthy development, called Maslow's theory of human needs. You'll learn about the basic needs of all human beings, the growth needs that depend on the basic needs, and how Maslow's model affects the way you care for children.