Temper Tantrums – Child Guidance – (3hrs)

Temper Tantrums - Child Guidance - 3 Credit Hours


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Most children will throw a temper tantrum at some point in time. In the childcare setting, providers may have to deal with tantrums on a regular basis. What causes children to throw tantrums? As a childcare provider, what can you do to prevent tantrums and if a tantrum hits, what can you do to limit or stop the behavior? This class will give you several ideas on how to manage tantrums in your childcare practice.

In this class you will be asked to read a series of articles regarding temper tantrums and toddlers. After each article you will take a quiz on the material that you read. Don’t worry, these quizzes are to help you identify the important elements of what you have read. You may take the quiz as many times as you wish by clicking on the “Restart Quiz” button. Once you feel comfortable with the material, click on the “Return to Class” button and to move forward and read the next article. At the end of the class, you will take a final test consisting of the questions you have answered along the way. You must receive an 80% score to earn your certificate. Once again, you can take the test as many times as needed to pass by clicking on “Restart Quiz”. Once you have passed the test, a certificate will appear. Click on "Download Certificate" and then print the certificate from the download. Please complete the class survey so we know how we are doing and what we can do to make your experience better. A record of completion of the class will be kept in your user account along with a copy of the certificate. You may reprint your certificate at any time upon completion of the class.


Section 1



Do you have a child in your daycare that throws temper tantrums? Watch the video “How to Deal With A Toddler’s Temper Tantrum” at Howcast.com by clicking on the button below for some simple steps on dealing with tantrums.


Please click on the following button and read the article “Temper Tantrums: How To Keep The Peace” by the Mayo Clinic.


Click on the button below and Watch the video “How to Stop Tantrums” for some more ideas on controlling tantrums by Vida Urbonas at The Parenting Channel.


Now take the Quiz by clicking the button below:


Section 2


Temper tantrums are physical and emotional meltdowns. Read the article “Temper Tantrums” at MedicineNet.com by clicking on the following button.


Now watch the video “What's the best way to handle Temper Tantrums in Children” by John Medina.


Now take the quiz by clicking the button below.


Section 3



Temper tantrums can be especially prevalent in child care situations. Read the article “Dealing with Toddler Temper Tantrums in Child Care” by the Colorado State University Extension by clicking on the following button.


Here are a few more ideas on temper tantrums. Watch the video “How to Deal With Temper Tantrums” by T. Berry Brazelton, MD at Web MD by clicking on the button below.


Now take the quiz by clicking the button below.


Final Exam


Now that you have completed the material, click on the following button to take the final exam. You must receive an 80% grade to pass the class. Don’t worry; you may take the test as many times as needed to receive 80% by clicking on the "Restart Quiz" button. WHEN YOU PASS THE TEST, A CERTIFICATE WILL APPEAR. CLICK ON “DOWNLOAD CERTIFICATE” AND THEN PRINT IT.


 

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