The Role of Staff in Behavior Guidance: Elementary Students

Certificate Course
CEUs: 0.2
Clock Hours: 2Hr
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Guiding and managing the behavior of children and youth are some of the biggest challenges that out-of-school time program staff face. Staff needs to be actively engaged in supporting children and youth in:

1. Building inner self-control.
2. Making and fostering friendships with children and youth from all backgrounds.
3. Making responsible, age-appropriate choices.
4. Understanding natural and logical consequences for behaviors.
5. Taking responsibility for behaviors.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand your reactions to the behaviors of children and youth, and learn to use this information to respond more effectively.
- Learn to use behavior guidance strategies at the appropriate time.