2020 INSPIRE Student Research & Engagement Showcase

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

Keywords

Child care--Iowa--Cedar Falls; Child development--Iowa--Cedar Falls;

Abstract

My poster will give an overview of my time working at the UNI Child Development Center to fulfill my psychology cooperative education internship. The Child Development Center strives to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment for the families and students using a child-directed approach. I will give an overview of the duties, training received, and typical daily schedule. I will also talk about how working at the CDC relates to psychology and my future career as an occupational therapist. Finally, I will share the best and most challenging parts of my experience along with advice for future students.

Start Date

17-4-2020 12:00 PM

End Date

17-4-2020 4:00 PM

Faculty Advisor

Carolyn Hildebrandt

Department

Department of Psychology

File Format

application/pdf

Off-Campus Access

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Apr 17th, 12:00 PM Apr 17th, 4:00 PM

UNI Child Development Center

My poster will give an overview of my time working at the UNI Child Development Center to fulfill my psychology cooperative education internship. The Child Development Center strives to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment for the families and students using a child-directed approach. I will give an overview of the duties, training received, and typical daily schedule. I will also talk about how working at the CDC relates to psychology and my future career as an occupational therapist. Finally, I will share the best and most challenging parts of my experience along with advice for future students.