Reflecting on Our Reactions and Responses to Children’s Behavior

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In this video, early childhood experts and teachers reflect on the importance of gauging one’s own personal feelings before reacting to children’s challenging behavior to ensure that responses are appropriate. The importance of a supportive work environment is also stressed.

This video was funded by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood.

The video may be accessed on YouTube, which provides chapter markings that connect users directly to each section of the video (for trainers/instructors who wish to show only certain segments to the whole group).
Producer and Scriptwriter: Julia DeLapp
Videographer and Editor: Sean Leser
Content and Script Consultants: Dr. Ann Gruenberg and Terry Surprenant
Narration: Julia DeLapp
The Center wishes to thank the following Connecticut programs, organizations, and agencies who assisted in the making of this video:
Cathy Cares Child Care, Willimantic
Child and Family Development Resource Center, Willimantic
Connecticut Positive Parenting
Cooperative Educational Services School Readiness Program, Trumbull
Danbury Public Schools, Danbury
EASTCONN Killingly Head Start, Killingly
EASTCONN Plainfield Head Start, Plainfield
Housatonic Community College Early Childhood Lab School, Bridgeport
Natchaug Elementary School, Willimantic
New Heights Child Development Center, Windham
Pat’s House Family Childcare, Columbia
Windham Early Childhood Center, Willimantic
Windham Early Head Start, Windham
Women’s League Child Development Center, Hartford