Guiding the Behavior of Children - CHD 205 at Virginia Peninsula Community College

Effective: 2016-08-01

Course Description

Explores the role of the early childhood educator in supporting emotional and social development of children, and in fostering a sense of community. Presents practical strategies for encouraging prosocial behavior, conflict resolution and problem solving. Emphasizes basic skills and techniques in child guidance.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

To familiarize the student with the development and range of typical childhood emotions and behavior, and provide the student with practical techniques for helping to guide young children's behavior in positive ways.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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