Professional Resource

Responding to Challenging Behaviors in Infants and Toddlers

May 24, 2016

This session will present skills and strategies to help participants learn how to respond effectively to challenging behaviors in infants and toddlers.

Encountering the challenging behavior in infant-toddler child care is inevitable. Such challenges can pose a significant dilemma for the professional who may struggle with how best to respond to a child who may be preverbal, who does not use logic, and /or whose memory cannot yet retain rules or limits over the long term. Challenging behavior in very young children can evoke strong emotional reactions in professionals who are working to respond to such incidents in a sensitive, supportive, and nurturing fashion. This training session provides participants with the opportunity to reflect on their own beliefs and feelings regarding challenging behavior, to learn more about some of the antecedents of challenging behavior, and to practice discussing such challenges with parents in an effective and supportive manner.

Contact Us About This Session!

After submitting a request form, our experts will contact you about scheduling and customizing this session to meet your needs.

Contact Us

Read more about:

Explore more from Professional Development Opportunities in Supporting Child Well-Being

  • Training

    Social and Emotional Development*

    This session will provide participants the understanding of what healthy social-emotional development is, its importance to later learning, and specific ways to support healthy social-emotional devel…

  • Training

    Infants and Young Children With Special Needs

    This session will focus on supporting families and providers in their relationships with young children with special needs.

  • Training

    Brain Development*

    This session will provide participants with a vital understanding of brain development and how to actively support its development.

Explore more from Professional Development Opportunities in Early Development and Learning

  • Training

    Infants and Young Children With Special Needs

    This session will focus on supporting families and providers in their relationships with young children with special needs.

  • Training

    Trauma-Informed Practice

    This session provides an overview of interventions which incorporate the lens of trauma or chronic/toxic stress to achieve trauma-informed practice.

  • Training

    Building Collaborative Relationships With Families

    This session supports relationship building with families by helping professionals to define and practice active listening skills, explore the parallel process, and the importance of reflection.