With Ruth Anne Hammond -June 20-July 1
Are you having a baby, work in the care giving profession with any age group (babies, the elderly) or just curious about learning more about children ages birth-age 2 and what respectful interactions look like with babies and toddlers? There is an awesome opportunity to participate in a RIE foundations course this summer here in DC. See below for more info. and message me if you’d like to hear more about it. For more info. on RIE, you can check out their website rie.org
The course provides an overview of the Educaring® Approach including psycho-motor, fine motor, social- emotional development of the infant, designing the environment, planning the curriculum, and issues in parenting. This course is designed to enhance the skills and competencies of parents and professionals who work in the field of infant care, teach in a college environment, work with parents, or train students in infant care and development. Participants will actively learn about Magda Gerber’s Educaring®
Approach through lectures, videos, discussions, observations, reading and writing. Each student will be mentored according to his or her goals and background.
Trainer: Ruth Anne Hammond is a RIE AssociateTM who trained under Magda Gerber and is the author of Respecting Babies: A New Look at Magda Gerber’s RIE Approach (Zero to Three 2009).
About RIE® and the Educaring® Approach:
Resources for Infant Educarers® (RIE®) was founded in 1978 by infant specialist and educator Magda Gerber and pediatric neurologist Tom Forrest, M.D. RIE is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of infant care and education around the globe.
Through our approach which honors infants and young children as equal members in relationships, we are dedicated to creating a culture of people who are authentic, resourceful and respectful. Our work is inspired by the natural integrity of infants and the formative power of relationships in their lives. When allowed to unfold in their own way and in their own time, children discover, manifest and inspire the best in themselves and in others. We are profoundly committed to sharing the opportunity to see infants with new eyes.