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Building Brainy Babies

Filed Under: Family

This program will help participants gain knowledge on the impact that stress has on brain development in young children and learn how to facilitate optimal brain development.

Target Audiences:

Early care and education teachers and directors, family-home providers, and parents


Participants will:

  • Demonstrate an increase in knowledge on the topic of brain development in your children through a pre-and post-assessment,
  • Be able to explain the different stressors that young children may experience (positive, tolerable, and toxic) and their impact on brain development; and
  • Demonstrate or explain ways to facilitate optimal brain development for young children.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 1

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 3

Program Delivery:

  • Educational Class
  • Group Discussion
  • Workshop

Primary Contact:

Dr. Louise E. Davis,

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Portrait of Dr. Louise E. Davis
Extension Professor
Child and Family Development, Child and Family Well-Being, Child Care-Giver Training, Parenting Educ