Understanding Children's Behavior: Supporting the Individual Needs of Infants and Toddlers
A PITC Training Session
Session Format: 3-hour session, 30-40 participants, lecture, DVD clips, small and large group discussion
The session focuses on recognizing and understanding individual and developmental issues underlying the emotional messages and behavior of infants and toddlers in group care. Concepts and training strategies for helping care teachers understand and respond appropriately to infants and toddlers are introduced. Materials are discussed that are designed to assist with recognizing the possible reasons for children’s behaviors and identifying strategies appropriate for working with different behaviors.
Related Module(s):
I Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization
Related Resources:
Article Being Held in Another's Mind
Article Emotional Flooding - Using Empathy to Help Babies Manage Strong Emotions
Article Framework for Understanding Behavior
Article Infant Mental Health
Article Infants Take Self-Regulation Into Their Own Hands
Article The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning Addressing Challenging Behavior in Infants and Toddlers
Article Working with Traumatized Young Children in Child Care and Education Settings
Guide El cuidado de los niños de cero a tres años en grupo: Una guía para el desarrollo socioemocional y la socialización, Segunda edición
Guide Infant/Toddler Caregiving: A Guide to Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization, Second Edition
Handout Linking the PITC Trainer Institute Sessions to Head Start Program Performance Standards and Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework
Handout Outline of Session
Handout Resource List
Handout Social-Emotional Development Understanding Children’s Behavior: Supporting the Individual Needs of Infants and Toddlers Chart
PowerPoint The Framework for Understanding Behavior
PowerPoint Understanding Children's Behavior: Supporting the Individual Needs of Infants and Toddlers
PowerPoint Understanding Children's Behavior: Supporting the Individual Needs of Infants and Toddlers
PowerPoint Understanding Children's Behavior: Supporting the Individual Needs of Infants and Toddlers