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Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood

Course Description:

Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood is the first course in a three-part series of self-paced courses designed to support early childhood teachers’ and caregivers’ understanding of the social-emotional learning and development of young children. This short course is divided into three interactive modules to help teachers 1) understand these differences; 2) identify the developmental and environmental influences that aggravate challenging behaviors and 3) find strategies for de-escalating and responding positively to challenging behaviors when they occur. This course and the full series was developed through a grant-funded partnership between local Grand Rapids Early Childhood Community Partners, Grand Valley State University College of Education faculty, Grand Rapids-based PBS station WGVU and PBS.

Note: This is a self-paced course accessible for one year after enrollment, and not eligible for graduate credit.

Subject Area:
Instructional Strategies
Grade Level:
ID Price Start End  
SAEL1001.6 $0.00 Upon Purchase One Year ENROLL

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