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Challenging Behaviors in Child Care, by C. Bentley When challenging behaviors happen in child care, facilitating the responses of the children, parents, and staff in a program can also be challenging. Some of these behaviors can include a child biting another child, hitting or scratching, or using other forms of aggression. Website
Child and Adolescent Mental Health The Child and Adolescent Mental Health website is part of the National Institute of Mental Health. The site contains books, fact sheets, and summaries for the public, practioners, and researchers. The information ranges from ADHD to Youth in a Difficult World. Website
Child Care and the ADA Booklet Opportunities and Resources for Child Care Providers and Families is an easy to read document on the ADA regulations and how they interface with childcare. Document
Child Development Institute This award winning site offers information on child development, child psychology, parenting, learning, health and safety as well as childhood disorders such as attention deficit disorder, dyslexia and autism. It provides comprehensive resources and practical suggestions for parents covering toddlers to teens. Website
Child Development: What to Expect and When to Worry If you routinely observe and record the development of all children in your program, you may sometimes find that a child has red flags in their developmental progress and it is time to talk to their parents about your concerns. Tipsheet
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity The Children and Adults with Attention/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) website provides comprehensive information related ADHD. Information is available regarding organization membership, fact sheets, legislative information, research information, conference info, FAQ sheets and an online magazine. Spanish translation of IDEA and ADA is also available. Website
Children Experiencing Stress Like adults, a certain amount of stress for children is normal—and necessary for survival. This tip sheet provides information on common stressors for children and strategies for caregivers to help decrease stress and promote a sense of well-being for all children. Tipsheet
Children with Special Needs: Transitions Routine and clear expectations support success in all children and especially those children with unique learning and social needs. Planned and structured transitions can be a helpful part of a successful daily routine which provides a consistent foundation to all other learning that will occur throughout the day. Tipsheet
Children's Mental Health Fact Sheets The Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health has recently released their newly-updated facts sheets from the most recent edition of An Educator's Guide to Children's Mental Health. These fact sheets provide clear descriptions of children's mental health disorders for parents, educators, and others who work with children. Website
Children’s Behavior: The Importance of the Practitioner’s Role Explore the meaning of challenging behavior through the lens of the child care provider’s roles including detective, nurturer, and guide. Examine how perceptions of behaviors are formed through experiences and background and discuss strategies for building successful relationships with all children in your program. Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - II.C: Promoting Social and Emotional Development   CDA Content Area - III: Positive ways to support children’ social and emotional development   This course is accessible from a mobile device. For optimal performance, viewing from a computer or tablet is highly recommended.  For ten clock hours on your Learning Record, please register and pay online at Develop. Then, complete a 500-word reflection paper and submit this document with your reflectionPlease note: You have access to this document as view only. To enable editing, download the document. Click "file" then "download as" in the upper left-hand corner of this screen. This will give you the option to open the document as a Word doc on your own computer. Then, you can complete the information and email it to: credit@inclusivechildcare.org. *Disregard any directions regarding a final quiz. The only learning assessment needed is the reflection paper. Course