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Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Developmental Characteristics Influence Children’s Behavior A. Lucas Has A Bad Day B. Infant Cues Become Toddler Behaviors C. Four and Five Year Old Behaviors D. Review E. Summary Section 3: Proactive Behavior Management Strategies A. Behavioral Skills Are Learned B. Using Proactive Management Strategies C. Intervene Early D. Caring Is Key E. Work as a Team F. Active Listening G. Appropriate Environment H. Encouragement Section 4: Responding to Challenging Behavior A. Some Children Will Still Misbehave B. Strategies For Responding To Misbehavior C. Teach Me What To Do D. Redirection E. Reposition! Remove! Relocate! F. Maintain Your Composure G. Two Positive Choices I. Give Children Usable Information J. Logical Consequences K. Responding to Challenging Behaviors L. Review M. Summary Section 5: Ineffective Approaches To Addressing Challenging Behavior A. Ineffective Strategies B. What About Time Out? C. Time Out Works For Some Children In Some Situations Section 6: What If Nothing Seems to Work… What Now? A. Serious Concerns B. Additional Support May Be Needed Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations
Cheryl Smith Turner is the CEO/owner of REACH Teaching Learning Solutions (TLS), an educational consulting firm, with offices in Atlanta, Georgia. She provides educators with the insight and training for improved instructional strategies that contribute to a positive climate for learning, Cheryl obtained her Specialist in Education Degree from Georgia State University with a concentration in Early Childhood Education and her Master of Education from Emory University in Educational Studies. Cheryl is nationally certified to train Pre-K -12 educators on strategies for Classroom Management and Differentiated Instruction. She is a also a state-approved trainer for Georgia, qualified to deliver beginning, intermediate or advanced level trainings to early care and education professionals statewide. Additionally, Cheryl is a state-approved trainer for Strengthening Families Georgia, which provides instructional support for child and family serving organizations. Cheryl is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA), Georgia Association of Young Children (GAYC), National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), the International Women’s Leadership Association (IWLA) and volunteers her service to numerous charitable and community based organizations. Disclosure: Cheryl Smith Turner has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.