IMH201 - Understanding and Responding to the Challenging Behaviour of Young Children

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Last revision date Nov 12, 2018 12:30:03 AM
Last review date Nov 12, 2018 12:30:03 AM

Subject Title
Understanding and Responding to the Challenging Behaviour of Young Children

Subject Description
Students will analyze the multiple roles of the professional practitioner in supporting young children and their families when responding to challenging behaviours.  Students will begin to identify challenging behaviours and explore the purpose of those behaviours.  Students will explore ways to support changes in children?s behavior by supporting families in their interactions; generating a support plan to address assessed needs.

Credit Status
IMH201 is a process course.  Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of face to face classes in order to be eligible to earn a passing grade.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

 

1.     Identify the etiology of challenging behaviours. 

2.     Generate an intervention plan to support families of young children who display challenging behaviours.

3.     Design support strategies for infants and their families that follow the ethical practice, care, and treatment based on the science of infant mental health, early development and jurisdictional principles;

4.     Determine the importance of non-judgemental attitudes and culturally competent practice in working with families with young children in a therapeutic relationship.

 

 

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