This course continues the discussion regarding working with children with challenging behavior. No strategy works in a vacuum. The first step is to create a caring environment that recognizes and supports all children’s abilities and skills.
This is Part 2 of a three-part series on challenging behavior. If you haven't viewed Part 1, you are encouraged to go to the course library and complete, "Understanding Yourself and the Child's Challenging Behavior: Part 1: Nothing I Do Works!" After viewing Part 1, go to the course library for "Prevention is the Best Intervention: Part 2: Nothing I Do Works!" and "Effectively Responding to Challenging Behavior: Part 3: Nothing I Do Works!". This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled “Nothing I Do Works! Understanding, Preventing, and Responding to Challenging Behavior”, course 31152, which is offered for 3 clock hours (0.3 CEUs).
This course is also part of many of the CDA Packages offered by continued Early Childhood Education. Please visit the links below to learn more about how to use our library if you are interested in coursework to support acquisition of a CDA credential or to renew your CDA credential.
Course created on March 27, 2018
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AZ Registry/1.0; CA Registry/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GaPDS/1.0; HI/1.0; IA Registry/1.0; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; ID Stars/1.0; IL Gateways/1.0 B345755; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY ECE-TRIS/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI Registry/1.0; MN/1.0; NC DCDEE/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJCCIS/1.0; NV Registry/1.0; NY/1.0; OH/1.0; OK Registry/1.0; OR/1.0; PA Keys/1.0; SC Endeavors/1.0; SD/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT NLCCV/1.0; WA STARS/1.0; WI Registry/1.0; WY Stars/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to list ways to build relationships with children and their families.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of a positive social climate and social emotional learning (SEL).
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to create activities and a physical environment that encourages appropriate behavior and reduces challenging behavior.
|5-15 Minutes||Building relationships|
|15-25 Minutes||Creating a positive social climate|
|25-40 Minutes||The importance of social emotional learning (SEL)|
|40-50 Minutes||Looking at your program|
|50-55 Minutes||Looking at your physical space|
A graduate of McGill University’s Master's Program in Educational Administration, Barbara Kaiser, MA has been working with early childhood educators, children, and their families for over 35 years. She is the co-author of Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively, 4th Edition (2017), and is presently working on a new text, The Administrator’s Role in Supporting Staff, Children, and Families When Challenging Behavior Occurs, (NAEYC), which is expected to be available early winter 2021. She has taught part-time in the Faculty of Education at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec and Acadia University in Nova Scotia.
In addition to presenting workshops and keynote speeches on the topic of challenging behavior and related issues in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, and Mauritius, Barbara was the chief consultant for Addressing Youth Violence: An Intersectoral, Integrated Approach for Western Nova Scotia, and designed a webinar series and guide to help teachers and administrators reduce and respond to bullying behavior for the Nova Scotia Department of Education. She also helped to develop teacher training video programs focused on managing children’s challenging behavior, Challenging Behaviors: Where do we begin? with Family Communications Inc. and Facing the Challenge, with Devereux Center for Resilient Children, (DCRC).
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