Children can experience feelings they don't understand, causing them to act out. This Redleaf Quick Guide is filled with information on how to respond to an array of 12 common behavioral challenges including aggression, defiance, and separation anxiety, and offers prevention tips and developmental information that may affect young children's behavior.
Dr. Connie Jo Smith is an Early Childhood Education Specialist and Instructional Designer at Western Kentucky University who travels throughout the United States to provide training and technical assistance to early childhood programs. Dr. Smith is a coauthor of Growing, Growing Strong! A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children and Caring for the Children, Caring for Yourself: A Guide to Promoting Social and Emotional Health.