Course Description: This dynamic course focuses on how to identify children’s triggers, how to de-escalate prior to a crisis, and how to handle a crisis situation if it arises. Prevent problem behaviors before they arise, and help children build self-awareness and self-regulation skills. Make any situation into an opportunity for learning, insight, and growth. Participants receive concrete, useful tools that they can apply and the course includes a series of opportunities to practice and experiment with new skills and tools. Meets QRIS requirements for strategies to support open-ended conversations, sharing of ideas, problem-solving techniques, and positive peer interactions in standard 1b.2.2 (OST) and conflict resolution and mediation techniques in standard 1b.3.3 (OST).
*This course primarily addresses working with youth age 5-14 years old*
Category of Study: 2: Guiding and interacting with children and youth
This course is done entirely online and is self-paced. This means you may complete the course anytime between the start and end date. Participants must have an active email account and access to a computer or tablet with speakers/headphones.
Course Dates: January 14 – January 30, 2019
Registrations closed January 8th.