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Child Behaviour

Overview

This Child Behaviour Course covers the theory behind why children behave the way they do, and looks at events and triggers that can create behaviour patterns in children. The course is over 9 modules and will build your knowledge to enable you to identify and deal with different behaviours.

You will learn about how well-being, self-esteem and emotional intelligence can affect a child’s temperament, attachment and self-control.

You will also learn about the relationship between psychological disabilities and aggression and violence, including bullying and how to manage challenging behaviour, like conduct disorder (CD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).

Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Children’s Behaviour

Learning outcomes:

  • Awareness of societal differences in attitude to children’s behaviour
  • Understand the contributing influences of undesirable behaviour

Module 2: Well-Being, Self-Esteem and Emotional Intelligence

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of well-being and self-esteem
  • Awareness of the impact of emotional intelligence and literacy on self-control

Module 3: Temperament, Attachment and Self-Control

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the impact a child’s temperament has on their response to external events
  • Awareness of how attachment disorder can contribute to children’s stress
  • Knowledge of the range of impulsive behavioural responses

Module 4: Aggression and Violence

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the influence of modelling
  • Knowledge of how frustration can manifest into different types of aggressive behaviour
  • Awareness of relevant psychological theory

Module 5: Psychological Disabilities

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand how particular disorders can affect behavioural responses
  • Knowledge of behavioural symptoms and the potential causes

Module 6: Focus on Bullying

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the causes of bullying
  • Awareness of the effects of bullying

Module 7: Focus on ADHD

Learning outcomes:

  • Knowledge of the impact of ADHD on children’s behaviour
  • Understand the psychological approaches to coping with ADHD

Module 8: Conduct Disorder (CD) and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) 

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the differences between CD & ODD
  • Knowledge of the behavioural challenges associated with the two disorders
  • Awareness of psychological intervention techniques

Module 9: Techniques for Managing Challenging Behaviour

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the differences in psychological techniques for managing children’s challenging behaviour
  • Knowledge of the diverse maladaptive behaviour management techniques

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

This Child Behaviour Course covers the theory behind why children behave the way they do, and looks at events and triggers that can create behaviour patterns in children. The course is over 9 modules and will build your knowledge to enable you to identify and deal with different behaviours.

You will learn about how well-being, self-esteem and emotional intelligence can affect a child’s temperament, attachment and self-control.

You will also learn about the relationship between psychological disabilities and aggression and violence, including bullying and how to manage challenging behaviour, like conduct disorder (CD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).

Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Children’s Behaviour

Learning outcomes:

  • Awareness of societal differences in attitude to children’s behaviour
  • Understand the contributing influences of undesirable behaviour

Module 2: Well-Being, Self-Esteem and Emotional Intelligence

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of well-being and self-esteem
  • Awareness of the impact of emotional intelligence and literacy on self-control

Module 3: Temperament, Attachment and Self-Control

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the impact a child’s temperament has on their response to external events
  • Awareness of how attachment disorder can contribute to children’s stress
  • Knowledge of the range of impulsive behavioural responses

Module 4: Aggression and Violence

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the influence of modelling
  • Knowledge of how frustration can manifest into different types of aggressive behaviour
  • Awareness of relevant psychological theory

Module 5: Psychological Disabilities

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand how particular disorders can affect behavioural responses
  • Knowledge of behavioural symptoms and the potential causes

Module 6: Focus on Bullying

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the causes of bullying
  • Awareness of the effects of bullying

Module 7: Focus on ADHD

Learning outcomes:

  • Knowledge of the impact of ADHD on children’s behaviour
  • Understand the psychological approaches to coping with ADHD

Module 8: Conduct Disorder (CD) and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) 

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the differences between CD & ODD
  • Knowledge of the behavioural challenges associated with the two disorders
  • Awareness of psychological intervention techniques

Module 9: Techniques for Managing Challenging Behaviour

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the differences in psychological techniques for managing children’s challenging behaviour
  • Knowledge of the diverse maladaptive behaviour management techniques

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

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