Challenging Behavior in Early Childhood: How Understanding the Brain Helps
August 6th, 2018, 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM: Monday PM -PRE Concurrent Sessions
Track: All/Other
Category: Rigorous Developmentally Appropriate Practices: Social-emotional
Session Description: This session will cover the basic neuro-biological basis of human behavior, the "fight, flight or freeze" phenomena and the developmental skill progression of self-regulation. Information shared will include the seven phases of a behavior cycle, interventions for each phase, and instructional strategies to teach social skills to young children.
Learning Objectives. Please share 3 key objectives:

1) Understand the neuro-biological basis of behavior and learning .

2) Learn more about the behavior cycle and "Fight, Flight or Freeze" phenomena.

3) Gain understanding of prevention of challenging behaviors with positive behavior supports and instructional approaches for teaching self-regulation.