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HDFS 611 - Early Child Development

  • 3 credits

Social, emotional, neurophysiological, cognitive, and contextual factors influencing children's development. Research-based applications to promote optimal development.


Restricted to graduate-level students. Minimum 3.0 GPA.; Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate (GR) OR Professional (PR)

Textbooks and Materials

Please check the CSU Bookstore for textbook information.  Textbook listings are available at the CSU Bookstore about 3 weeks prior to the start of the term.


CK Rizzo
CK Rizzo

970-491-6987 |

Dr. Rizzo is an Assistant Professor in the HDFS department. She has taught courses across the HDFS major since 2015. Dr. Rizzo has a background in Marriage and Family Therapy and was part of a small team that founded the CSU Trauma & Resilience Assessment Center in 2015 (CTRAC). At CTRAC, Dr. Rizzo supports efforts in research, evaluation, and grant writing.