Challenging Behaviors in Young Children

by Audrey Rowland MS, MBA

Biting, kicking, throwing, screaming... behind the behavior of young children is an unmet need. This course will discuss appropriate behavior expectations of children and the connection to the child's social emotional development. The early childhood educator will be able to understand why children respond in ways that may seem confusing or hurtful and how to provide children with productive alternatives to their behaviors.

What's included?

  • 1.5 Hours Video Lecture
  • Certificate of Completion

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify developmentally appropriate behaviors
  2. Recognize patterns and causes of challenging behaviors
  3. Respond appropriately
  4. Talking to parents about behavior

Learn at your pace

This course provides 1.5  hours of professional development for early childhood educators.

Participants are required to view the complete virtual training and complete the quiz. Participants must receive a score of 80% or higher to receive credit for this course.  

Course certificates are emailed upon successful completion of the full training and quiz.
Meet the instructor

Audrey Rowland

Audrey Rowland has over 15 years of experience as an early childhood professional. Drawing from her expertise as a teacher and administrator, Audrey creates resources and provides professional development for early educators, administrators, parents, and policy-makers.

Audrey is grounded in theory and practice that emphasizes developmentally appropriate practice and high-quality early education. She provides a number of content areas with a focus on classroom implementation. She is an engaging speaker and trainer, translating information into application and inspiring teachers and professionals.

Audrey earned a MS from the University of North Texas in Child Development and Family Studies and a MBA from Texas Woman’s University. Audrey is a Master Trainer with the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (#1743)
Patrick Jones - Course author