Health

On the Road to Mental Positive Health

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The Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development identifies and summarizes the best scientific work on the social and emotional development of young children. It disseminates this knowledge to a variety of audiences in formats and languages adapted to their needs.

For more information about any of these stages, refer to the website. Be sure to refer to the Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development, which provides a great deal of information about all the important social and emotional milestones in a child’s life.

Krakow E. On the road to mental positive health. Bulletin of the Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development 2010;9(1):2-3. Available online. Accessed 2011 January 10th.

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