Challenging Behaviors:  What needs to change and how?

Challenging Behaviors: What needs to change and how?

If you are employed in a state that uses a registry to track professional development hours, you will be able to provide your registry ID (Stars, MOPID, Registry or other ECE ID#) after you have completed the quiz for the course. If you pass the quiz we will report your course completion to the state registry using the registry ID that you provide.
Challenging behaviors can derail a perfectly planned day. This course explores ways to discover the underlying causes of the behavior. It lays out a plan based on understanding, leading to prevention. Utilizing the practical tips and suggestions result in smoother days for children and teachers alike. Course length – 1.5 hours.
This course helps answer the following questions:
  • How can I plan to ACT before the challenging behavior rather than REACT to it?
  • Why is it okay not to treat every child the same?
  • Should I have a standard set of rules for the classroom?
  • How can I better interpret what the child is trying to communicate through the behavior?
  • How can I make time to assess each child’s behavior with everything else I am doing?
  • What are some common reasons behind a child’s challenging behaviors?
  • What are some ways to connect with family members and learn more about the children?
  • What are some reasonable consequences to challenging behavior?


Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to:
  • Create ways to assess students’ behaviors and analyze the results of those assessments.
  • Prepare a plan, using their assessment results, to handle challenging behaviors in more productive ways.
  • Prepare lesson plans that include whatever is necessary to aide in feeding the children’s emotional needs to help avoid challenging behaviors.
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