Development of Positive Behaviour in Children

Support the Development of Positive Behaviour in Children

Unit aim

The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills of the learner to support children to develop positive behaviour. It includes the setting of boundaries and goals and how to assist children to understand their behaviour.

Learning outcomes

1 Understand principles of supporting the development of positive behaviour in children

1.1 Outline theories of behaviour development in children

2 Be able to establish behavioural goals and boundaries with children

2.1 Communicate with a child about their behaviour according to their level of ability and understanding

2.2 Explain to a child the expectations about their behaviour

2.3 Explain to a child why goals and boundaries must be set for their behaviour

2.4 Identify behavioural goals and boundaries that will support positive behaviour with:

A child

Key people

Others

2.5 Record agreed behavioural goals and boundaries in line with work setting requirements

3 Be able to support children to understand their behaviour

3.1 Communicate with a child to develop understanding of when their behaviour is acceptable and when it is unacceptable

3.2 Work with a child to develop understanding of the consequences of:

Acceptable behaviour

Unacceptable behaviour

3.3 Work with a child to develop recognition of the benefits of positive behaviour for

Themselves

Key people

Others

3.4 Communicate with a child to develop an understanding of why they behave in certain ways

3.5 Work with a child to develop an understanding of how they are feeling when they engage in unacceptable behaviour

4 Be able to support children to achieve behavioural goals and adhere to agreed boundaries

4.1 Work with a child to identify behaviours that show that they are meeting behavioural goals

4.2 Work with key people and others to provide consistent support to a child to help them meet behavioural goals and agreed boundaries

4.3 Use stimulating and achievable activities to engage children to support them to meet agreed behavioural goals and boundaries

4.4 Provide constructive feedback to a child on meeting behavioural goals and agreed boundaries

4.5 Use praise to reinforce positive behaviour in a child

4.6 Support the positive behaviour of children through own actions

4.7 Use agreed interventions to help a child end an instance of unacceptable behaviour

4.8 Work with a child to develop their understanding of why they engaged in unacceptable behaviour

4.9 Work with a child to develop their understanding of how they might have behaved differently

4.10 Record progress towards the achievement of behavioural goals in line with work setting requirements

4.11 Record instances of unacceptable behaviour in line with work setting requirements

4.12 Identify sources of help and support where there are concerns about the behaviour of a child