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Child Development

This course will explore child development from birth to age three. Professionals who work with young children and their families must have a foundational knowledge of child development from birth to three years. Specifically, the course content covers the following ages: birth to 3 months, 4 to 7 months, 8 to 12 months, 13 to 17 months, 18 to 24 months, and 24 to 36 months.

This course takes 2 hours to complete.

Important: Two versions of this course are available: 1) one that is required to be completed for Initial Early Intervention Certification for VA practitioners, and 2) one that is available for ongoing professional development. You are currently in the second version, which is not connected to the certification system. If you need to complete this course for initial certification, please exit this version of the course and return to the Home Page. Click Initial Certification (Required for all Virginia EI Practitioners) where you will find the version of the course required for certification.