Guidance & Discipline with Infants and Toddlers in Group Care
A PITC Training Session

Format: 2˝ hour session, 30-40 participants,
mini-lecture with overheads, questions and answers,
small group work on training projects.

This session includes an exploration of the roots of socialization and Selma Freiberg’s concept of developmental equipment. The concepts of prevention and intervention are explored as well as specific guidance techniques appropriate for infants and toddlers at different stages of development. DVD and print materials are presented, and participants engage in small group discussion and group problem-solving activities.

Related Module(s):
I Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization

Related Resources:

Article Addressing Persistent Challenging Behaviors
Article Finding the Causes of Misbehavior
Article Helping Parents and Children in Difficult Situations
Article Metatheories of Childrearing
Article Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support: Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Development and Addressing Challenging Behavior
Article Self Regulation A Cornerstone of Early Childhood Development
Article Self-Control and the Developing Brain
Article Setting Limits
Article Socialization and Guidance with Infants and Toddlers
Article Trust as a Teaching Skill
Guide Infant/Toddler Caregiving: A Guide to Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization, Second Edition.
Handout A Compassionate Sense of Wonder
Handout Agenda
Handout Behavior Management Chart for Children 18 Months and Above
Handout Context & Intervention Strategies
Handout Definitions
Handout Excerpt from The Magic Years by Selma H. Fraiberg
Handout Factors that Create Discipline Problems
Handout Helping Older Toddlers Learn Boundaries
Handout Prevention
Handout Resource List
Handout Weather Patterns
Manual Trainer's Manual Module I: Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization