Adolescence Childhood

Fostering emotional intelligence in children: A guide for parents

Expert: Dr Harriet Tenenbaum
Masterclass structure: 12 lessons (23:22 minutes)

About this class

In this masterclass, Dr Harriet Tenenbaum explains how parents can nurture their children’s emotional intelligence. This masterclass equips parents with the knowledge and tools to promote their children’s ability to recognise, understand, and manage emotions effectively. Children who are emotionally competent tend to do better at school as well as being more socially able, so do watch this masterclass to learn how you can help your child to understand their own emotions better as well as the emotions of those around them.

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About the expert

Dr Harriet Tenenbaum is a Reader in Psychology at the University of Surrey. She is an expert on children’s and adolescents’ social and emotional development. She received her PhD from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has received funding from the Leverhulme Foundation, the British Academy, NICHD, and the EU. Presently, she is an investigator of the Marie-Curie funded ITN, G-Versity examining gender diversity. She is the co-editor of the British Journal of Developmental Psychology.

 

About the expert

Dr Harriet Tenenbaum is a Reader in Psychology at the University of Surrey. She is an expert on children’s and adolescents’ social and emotional development. She received her PhD from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has received funding from the Leverhulme Foundation, the British Academy, NICHD, and the EU. Presently, she is an investigator of the Marie-Curie funded ITN, G-Versity examining gender diversity. She is the co-editor of the British Journal of Developmental Psychology.

Lessons in this class

12 Lessons (23:22min)
0. Lesson - Aim of this masterclass 0:15
1. Lesson - What are emotions? 1:17
2. Lesson - Why we care about emotions? 1:45
3. Lesson - What do children need to be emotionally competent? 0:30
4. Lesson - External understanding of emotions 1:54
5. Lesson - Mentalistic understanding of emotions 1:48
6. Lesson - Theory of Mind 3:11
7. Lesson - Reflective understanding of emotions 2:43
8. Lesson - Reacting to children's emotions 3:01
9. Lesson - Your child is watching you! 3:03
10. Lesson - Talking about emotions 3:02
11. Lesson - Take home message 0:53

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