Behavior Management Training
Behavior management is “all of the actions and conscious inactions to enhance the probability people, individually and in groups, choose behaviors which are personally fulfilling, productive, and socially acceptable”.
In this training, participants will:
- Understand why children misbehave and their role in managing difficult behaviors
- Learn the differences when applying negative reinforcement and positive reinforcement
- Review seven things to consider when managing difficult behaviors and learn strategies to correct them
Curriculum Code: BM0719
Earn: .5 CEUs
Classroom Behavior Management Online Course
The importance of Behavior Management
Before we get into the specifics of this course, let’s take a moment to understand just why they’re essential. This course is the first step to making the change for a more orderly classroom. Behavior management will look a little different for every situation and every environment, but its importance is the same every day. You’ll find that establishing rules upfront will help as the first step to helping children understand that they are expected to behave a certain way. Without proper communication of those rules, children will test every boundary (and then some).
The other detail is that those rules and boundaries must be maintained by redirecting any misbehavior when it happens. This keeps you in charge of the situation and ensures that students understand that the rules and expectations are reinforced.
What does that mean for you? Control that is going to be tangible and kindness that can often earn you respect and obedience in return.
What is included in this course?
Many teaching programs focus purely on the idea of what to do and when to do it. We take a different approach that comes at the problem from a whole new direction. This approach focuses on compassion and comprehension. By taking this online course in behavior management, you’ll come to learn:
Why the behavior is happening: Children don’t act out because they’re bad people. There’s always a reason and a cause for misbehaving in a classroom. You’ll learn what a lot of those reasons are, the importance of understanding those reasons, and even how they factor into redirecting their behavior to a more helpful model.
Reinforcement: positive vs. negative (and which is best): You’ll get a great understanding of the difference between positive and negative reinforcement and which one works best (and why).
Considerations and strategies for correcting the behavior: For a targeted approach, you’ll learn about several primary concerns to keep in mind for behavior and modern techniques for correcting it in the classroom.
By thoroughly taking in all of the teachings of this classroom behavior management course, you’ll be a better teacher in the eyes of the children, their parents, and your fellow staff members. When it comes to children and keeping their many behaviors in line, this will go a long way. Ready to up your game in managing behaviors? You’re in just the right spot to get the support you need.