EDEC 204 Observing, Documenting, and Assessing to Support Young Children and their Families

Emphasis on child observation, course documentation, and other forms of assessment central to the practice of early childhood and infant /toddler mental health professionals. Candidates are immersed in the use of systematic observations, documentation, and other effective assessment strategies in order to obtain solid data and information that can be used to positively support young children and their families. A combined total of 60 fieldwork hours in EDEC 204, EDEC 205, EDT 201 and EDEC 206. Fieldwork placement will be scheduled twice a week (Monday through Friday), 8:00AM-12:00PM, in a preschool and/or infant/toddler setting. NOTE: Candidate must pass the field experience requirements in order to pass the course. CT law requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check for the field experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.




EDEC 201, SPED 301, EDEC 202, EDEC 203. Candidates must have completed IT Module 2. Taken concurrently with EDEC 205, EDT 201 and EDEC 206.

General Education


  • Fall and Spring