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 Dealing with Biting Behaviors in Young Children
Article Finding the Causes of Misbehavior
Article Helping Parents and Children in Difficult Situations
Article Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Development and Addressing Challenging Behavior
Article Recommended Practices: Addressing Persistent Challenging Behaviors
Article Setting Limits
Guide Infant/Toddler Caregiving: A Guide to Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization, Second Edition.
Handout A Compassionate Sense of Wonder
Handout Agenda - Guidance and Discipline
Handout Behavior Management Chart for Children 18 Months and Above
Handout Context and Intervention Strategies
Handout Excerpt from The Magic Years
Handout Factors that Create Discipline Problems
Handout Helping Older Toddlers Learn Boundaries 15 to 36 Months of Age
Handout META - Theories of Childrearing
Handout Prevention
Handout Resource List - Guidance and Discipline
Handout Socialization, Guidance, and Discipline Definitions
Manual Trainer's Manual Module I: Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization
PowerPoint Guidance and Discipline - EHS
PowerPoint Helping Older Toddlers Learn Boundries