Discuss biological and environmental factors which contribute to a child's mental health as well as qualities and practices of early childhood education programs which can have a positive impact on a child's social/emotional development and overall mental health.
Offer strategies a preschool teacher can implement to intentionally foster a child's mental health and well-being.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 11:53 pm ad1c9bdddf
Biological and environmental factors which contribute to a child's mental health.
Biological risk factors contributing to children's mental health and development include prenatal damage from exposure to alcohol, illegal drugs, and tobacco; low birth weight; difficult temperament or an inherited predisposition to a mental disorder. Environmental risk factors that contribute to children's mental health include poverty, deprivation, abuse and neglect; unsatisfactory relationships; parental mental health disorder; or exposure to traumatic events. Healthy environment can assist in positive childhood development and mothers who refrain from using alcohol, illegal drugs, and tobacco will provide a better chance of their children not ...
Discusses biological and environmental factors.....