Research evidence about effective interventions
A review of intervention practices that reduce challenging behaviours including positive behaviour support, classroom preventative practices and social and emotional learning programs. The evidence around stimulant medication use with young children is found to be inadequate. United States
The role of time-out in a comprehensive approach to challenging behaviours
The role of time-out in the context of a comprehensive approach to the management of challenging behaviour is discussed and cautions given re overuse and use with infants and toddlers restricting it to use in the management of destructive and aggressive behaviours. United States
How children feel about time-out
Research shows that 2, 3 and 4 year olds feel who experience time-out feel sad, disliked by the teacher and few could recall why they had been in time-out. United States
Positive behaviour support-an individualised approach
A case study of the use of positive behaviour support (PBS) in addressing a child's consistently challenging behaviour. United States
Childhood aggression and its management
Provides answers to some questions about aggression and how to manage it with age appropriate strategies. United States
Problem behaviours in childcare
Makes distinctions between problem behaviour and behaviour disorders with a focus on positive, preventative strategies to their management. Australia
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