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Resources Tagged With: behavior

Community Education

Tantrums, Tears and Tempers—Managing Your Young Child’ s Behavior [presentation]

In this class, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Marcela Molina and Doctoral Psychology Intern Brittany Matheson review the ABCs of behavior and provide an overview of strategies for managing behavior with your young child.
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Community Education

Late & Unprepared? Executive Functioning Strategies in the Middle School Classroom [presentation]

In the educator session “Late & Unprepared? Executive Functioning Strategies in the Middle School Classroom,” Sand Hill School teacher Alixanne Agnew defines executive functioning, examines individual “functions,” and discusses strategies for building and supporting executive functioning in the classroom, including behavioral strategies and technology supports. Read more ›

anxious child in class

20 Tips to Help De-escalate Interactions with Anxious or Defiant Students

anxious child in classStudents’ behavior is a form of communication and when it’s negative it almost always stems from an underlying cause. There are many reasons kids might be acting out, which makes it difficult for a teacher in a crowded classroom to figure out the root cause. But even if there was time and space to do so, most teachers receive very little training in behavior during their credentialing programs. Read more ›

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How to Help Children Cope with a Crisis

boy crisisHere are ten tips Save the Children recommends for parents, teachers, grandparents and caregivers to provide comfort and understanding to children: Read more ›

Community Education

ADHD: Signs and Classroom Strategies [presentation]

ADHD appears in different ways and can definitely result in struggles at school for affected kids. If you have kids in your classroom who are easily distracted, have a hard time paying attention, trouble controlling behavior or are nonstop talkers, CHC’s Lisa Parnello MAEd offers suggestions and practical classroom strategies. Read more ›

Community Education

Social Emotional Learning — Building On Your Child’s Strengths [presentation]

Does it feel like you are often focused on your child’s struggles and reacting to negative behaviors?  Christine Wang. EdM, discusses how SEL improves positive behavior and reduces negative behavior. Learn how to build on your child’s strengths and orient your parenting style towards this positive mindset to support and empower your children. Read more ›

Community Education

Challenging Behavior: Identification and Response [presentation]

What problem behavior is your child exhibiting? What positive behavior do you want him/her to do instead?
Rachel O’Harra and Marcela Molina discuss problem behavior—the cause, the purpose, contributing factors, and strategies to reduce it. Read more ›

Community Education

Family Dynamics with Challenging Kids [presentation]

Do you have a challenging child? Presented by CHC’s Marcela Molina, LMFT and Rachel O’Harra, LMFT, this workshop for parents covers the following topics:

— Challenging kids and behaviors
— Parenting styles and dynamics
— Sibling dynamics
— Challenging interactions
— Building resilience
— When to seek help
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PACER Center [web resource]

PACER Center is a non-profit parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults. Located in Minneapolis, it serves families across the nation.  Parents can find publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center provides resources designed to benefit all students, including those with disabilities. Read more ›

IRIS Center

The IRIS Center [web resource]

IRIS CenterThe IRIS Center is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and headquartered at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

IRIS resources are designed to address instructional and classroom issues such as response-to-intervention (RTI), classroom behavior management, and early childhood instruction, and many more. IRIS resources are used in college instruction, professional development activities, and independent learning opportunities for practicing educators. Read more ›

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