Respectful Care (optional)
A PITC Training Session

Format: 1.5 hour session (optional attendance) lecture, video, discussion.

This session focuses on the highly influential and regarded approach to infant/toddler care of internationally known expert Magda Gerber. It features the DVD Respectfully Yours: Magda Gerberís Approach to Professional Infant/Toddler Care, which presents an interview of Ms. Gerber by J. Ronald Lally, Ed.D., with illustrative footage from typical infant/toddler child care programs. Participants view and discuss challenging and sometimes controversial ideas in areas such as guidance and discipline, toys and equipment, infant stimulation, and culture and family.

Related Module(s):
II Group Care

Related Resources:

Article Caring for Infants with Respect: The RIE Approach
Article Respectful, Individual, and Responsive Caregiving for Infants
Handout Resource List
Handout Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) Basic Principles
Manual Trainer's Manual Module II: Group Care
DVD Respectfully Yours: Magda Gerber's Approach to Professional Infant/Toddler Care
DVD Booklet Respectfully Yours: Magda Gerber's Approach to Professional Infant/Toddler Care