WEBINAR - Primal Caregiving

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Primal Caregiving

Participants will learn how early caregiving has long-term effects on health and sociality in childhood and adulthood. The “human nest” and the necessity of species typical caregiving practices for optimal biological and social development will be discussed.

Credits: 1 L-CERP and 1 Contact Hour

Source: Webinar 29 September 2016

Presented by: Darcia Narvaez, PhD

Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

  • Learners will be able to describe five components of the species-typical evolved human “nest”.
  • Participants will describe how two components of the species typical nest influence biological development.
  • Participants will list two outcomes of early experience for child social development.

Learning Level:  Beginner/Intermediate

Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

Darcia Narvaez


Dr. Darcia Narvaez is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, United States. Her current research explores how early life experience influences societal culture and wellbeing and moral character in children and adults. She integrates neurobiological, clinical, developmental and education sciences in her theories and research about moral development. She is the author or editor of numerous books and articles. One of her most recent books, Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture and Wisdom, won the 2015 William James Book Award from the American Psychological Association.  She is executive editor of the Journal of Moral Education and also writes a popular blog, with a lot on childrearing, for Psychology Today called Moral Landscapes.


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1.00 L CERP credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 L CERP credit  |  Certificate available