Basic Behavior Management I: Discipline vs Punishment

Chapter 1

Basic Behavior Management I: Discipline vs Punishment

Goal: to understand how to manage behaviors and learn techniques to promote positive behavior


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Table of Contents

  1. Recommended Guidelines
  2. Approaches to Behavior Management
  3. Steps to Positive Behavior
  4. Management Techniques


Learning Objectives

By completing this class, the student will be able to :

  • recognize recommended behavior management guidelines
  • describe the difference between discipline and punishment
  • identify the five steps to positive behavior
  • identify and describe different management techniques


NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.