Tuesday 23 May 2023
10:00 AM - 01:30 PM

Keeping your cool: responding to challenging behaviour - Onehunga, Auckland

Tuesday 23rd May, 10am - 1.30pm
Venue: Oranga Community Centre, 52 Waitangi Rd, Onehunga, Auckland.

Cost: $45.00 per person for OSCN members ($40-00 per person if 3 or more people attending) $65.00 per person for non-members

We hear all the time that children are becoming more challenging in their behaviour and that staff often struggle to respond effectively when kids are pushing limits or “melting down”. This workshop aims to keep things simple – we focus on effective strategies for everyday use that help kids get back on track with a minimum of confrontation: if we want cool, respectful kids then we have to walk the talk ourselves.

We use games and practical activities to show how to approach challenging behaviour with a cool head and positive purpose. We also make links between these everyday discipline practices and strategies needed for children with conditions such as ADHD.

- Helping children to behave well – what are we aiming for?
- Low-key discipline techniques for everyday use
- Why are children challenging?
- Effective responses to more challenging behaviour

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