Don’t Get So Upset! Help Young Children Manage Their Feelings by Understanding Your Own
Traditionally, early childhood teachers are taught strategies as some type of tools or a quick fix to control children’s behaviors. Together, we understand how we filter our understanding of discipline through emotional memory of punishment–how we perceive children’s behaviors in connection with how we remember being treated as young children. Self-reflection about what makes us adults tick emotionally is critical in helping children manage their own feelings. Let’s challenge ourselves to reflect on our own emotional histories and find strategies for responding to children in ways that support their emotional health and development.
Learn how to reflect on how they were disciplined when young
Learn strategies that might help when disciplining children
Learn the differences between punishment and discipline
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Illinois | Personal And Professional Development
Michigan | Professionalism
Missouri | Professional Development And Leadership
Nebraska | Professionalism And Leadership
Oklahoma | Professionalism And Leadership
South Dakota | Professionalism
Wisconsin | Professionalism
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Beginner / Intermediate
Family Child Care Providers
Child Care Center Teachers
Child Care Center Directors
Head Start Teachers
Head Start Administrators
Early Head Start Teachers
Service Coordination Staff
Technical Assistance Specialists
Age Group Focus
Infants (birth to 12 months)
Toddlers (12 months to 36 months)
Preschool (36 months to 5 years)
School-Age (5 years to 12 years)
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We have not yet had time to dig into approval requirements for in-service trainings in any Australian states. It’s on the to-do list.
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