In this training, participants will learn the definition of power struggles and the many practices that they can utilize to prevent power struggles. They will examine their own backgrounds so that they can understand how their own thinking might make them more susceptible to being in a power struggle. Participants will understand that power struggles are an attempt by a child to meet a need and that all behavior is a form of communication. Participants are introduced to two methods for dealing with power struggles. We also talk about the importance of forviging yourself when you make mistakes or if you happen to get pulled into a power struggle.
|Training approved for||
|Registration deadline||Jan 10, 2019|
|Number of open seats||4|
|Event Owner||COLLEEN WALLACE|
|Target Audience||Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care,Parents/guardians|
|Age Groups related to content||Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers,Schoolagers,Young Adult,Families / Guardians,Foster / Surrogate Parents,Instructor / TA Specialists|
|Core Knowledge Area||N/A|
|Child Development Associate Area||To support social and emotional development and to provide positive guidance|
|Early Learning and Development Standards||N/A|
Participants will be able to create an environment that is conducive to reducing power struggles.
Participants will be able to reflect on how their own personal experiences may bias them toward engaging in power struggles and how to make adjustments using personal insight and calming techniques.
Participants will be able to assess environments and behaviors occurring in the environment to determine whether or not the environment is conducive to power struggles.