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Early Childhood Mental Health and Well-Being

This program offers professionals in the field of early learning and care the opportunity to enhance professional practice skills related to child and family health, well-being, early intervention, and inclusive practices. Students will critically explore frameworks, theories, and practices – both current and evolving – as they relate to the children and families with whom they work.

For more information, contact Jennifer Butterly, Program Manager, at jennifer.butterly@ryerson.ca.

Those who successfully complete this course series are eligible to earn a Professional Development Award from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.

Required Course

CCLD 342   Early Childhood Studies:  Assessment for Programming


Electives (select two)

Health and Well-Being

CCLD 444   Early Childhood Studies:  Therapies for Young Children
CCLD 446   Early Childhood Studies:  Children and Chronic Illness


Professional Practice

CCLD 442   Early Childhood Studies:  Infant Mental Health
CCLD 445   Early Childhood Studies:  Inclusion and Consultation


Once you have successfully completed the courses, email The Chang School at ce@ryerson.ca with your name, student number, and the course series you have completed. Upon verification, you will receive your professional development award.