Join Sarah Fefer, Shane Isley, & Missy Sieders, co-authors of the new Helping Your Family Thrive: A Practical Guide to Parenting with Positive Behavior Support, for an introduction to positive behavior support (PBS)—the ideal way to prevent challenging behaviors before they occur and improve overall quality of life for whole families.
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Despite the discouragement that often develops when faced with ongoing challenging behavior, parents CAN positively impact their children’s behavior. Understanding and implementing the positive behavior support (PBS) process is a key part of resolving these challenging behaviors and building the skills to prevent them in the future.
Join Dana Childress, Ph.D., for an introduction to the six early intervention adult learning principles that service providers can use to support caregiver learning during visits with families.
Connecting and collaborating with families of young children is a critical success factor in early care and education classrooms. Discover new strategies for supporting families in this webinar, presented by three contributors to the practical guidebook Unpacking the Pyramid Model.
What is early childhood coaching, and why is it so effective for young children, their families, and other care providers? Get practical answers in this coffee chat with Dathan Rush and M’Lisa Shelden, coauthors of The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook. You’ll get a brief overview of coaching in early childhood and discover the importance of supporting care providers within real-life contexts (as opposed to practitioner-contrived activities during sessions or visits).
During the current worldwide emergency, when our familiar routines are disrupted, many of us experience a heighten sense of uncertainty. Although information is widely available, it is often conflicting and hard to navigate. In this coffee chat, we acknowledge what we don’t know and offer an opportunity to think about ways to increase feelings of safety and regulation during this unprecedented time.
This practical coffee chat will highlight how to capitalize on everyday activities and routines as embedded learning opportunities for young children. Examples from home and community activities will be shared.
As many parents are currently playing a bigger role in educating their children at home, reading with children is highly encouraged! This session will highlight how parents can optimize the learning accomplished during book reading and beyond. For example, a quick preview of books may help parents identify a few useful words that children do not know and a few questions to make children think.
This session will discuss strategies and ideas that families and caregivers can use to support children ages 2-5 with transition between daily home-based routines and activities, as well as strategies for helping children to adapt to changes in their everyday life experiences.
Now, more than ever, early interventionists and home visitors need to use their coaching skills to engage parents during virtual visits conducted using video conferencing technologies. This coffee chat discusses 10 strategies that professionals can use.