Management Plan and Presentation
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a child with a challenging behavior you wish to
using a most
challenging behavior descriptions and case studies
from class. Describe the child, his/her age and behavior scenario in detail.
Include the appropriate developmental milestones
typical for the child's age
2. Highlight the ways you will incorporate the
strategies identified in class for working with
children with challenging behaviors: (7
as communication: What is the child's behavior
telling you about him or her? What needs are being
lonely, angry, hungry, tired etc.) Provide an
Who owns the
problem? Is this one of your hot buttons? How is
your behavior/attitude a factor? Is there another
staff member in the classroom whose behavior is a
Temperament: what is this child's temperament in your
opinion? What is the child's predominant multiple
intelligence? Provide an example to support your
determination of each. How is the child's
temperament a factor in his/her behavior? What is
the goodness-of-fit between the child and
caregiver(s) in the class? Provide an example.
Consider the arrangement, breadth and depth of
activities, of children, of space, of choices, of
small play group and individual patterns, of
physical and sensory components
lack of materials, open space too big, nothing cozy
Relationships: Who is the child attached to? How
is trust being fostered (developed) and supported
(maintained)? Provide an example of each.
Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence using observation.
Note the antecedents: events that take place
right before the challenging behavior occurs. What
event seems to trigger the behavior?
Interruptions? Being left alone?)
Observe objectively. How will you use or modify the
schedule not enough free choice, teacher-directed or
child-directed activities?), (no consistency in
routines, too flexible - nothing they can count
on),rituals (sing the same transition song, rub back
etc.), as well as consistency and predictability of
staff (all teachers act in agreement)?
Identify the natural consequences (inherent) with
each of your choices. Identify, describe and provide
information for a training resource supporting
teacher success. normal".
Design a specific plan for managing this challenging behavior. (Pg.
behavior management plan must be submitted as a hard
copy in class and also on SafeAssign on or before
Nov. 7, 2013.
behavior plan with the class as an entire group
using effective visual aids or media. Provide a one page summary of the challenge, the plan and resource
for each persons resource file.
Prepared on time, attractive, inviting, complete and
well thought out. (5 pts.)
Prepared, useful, descriptive, well planned and
thought out.(4 pts.)
C. Handouts: Neatly organized, comprehensive and a sufficient quantity
provided for class on time. (2 pts.)
D. Write-up: College level writing, APA format and demonstrated critical
thinking, appropriateness of activity, completeness
of description, attention to detail, neatness.