[R-0235] S3. Child Development

Citation: The University of Maine: Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies. (2014). WHACK! SLAM! BANG!-aggression. Tipsheet. Retrieved from https://ccids.umaine.edu/resources/ec-growingideas/social-emotional-development/ [or enter “Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies: WHACK! SLAM! BANG!-aggression” in your search window; click on Resources, then on Growing Ideas Tipsheets and Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices, and then on Social Emotional Development].

Abstract: The purpose of this tipsheet is to help family members and care and education professionals gain skills to help children learn how to recognize aggressive feelings and to behave in socially acceptable ways that lead to life and school success.

Integration: The concepts and skills presented in this tipsheet fit well with content presented in the early childhood courses Child Development; Child, Family, and Community; Child Guidance; and Social and Emotional Development.

Content Focus: Aggression; Challenging Behavior; Child Development; Child, Family, and Community; Child Guidance; Emotional Needs; Environmental Support; Exploration and Development of Language; Managing Feelings; Social and Emotional Development

Notes: Assessment and discussion questions for students can be found on the Growing Ideas Into Action Handout (PDF). Additional information may be retrieved from Virtual Tool Kit: WHACK! SLAM! BANG! — Aggression and Selected Resources: WHACK! SLAM! BANG! — Aggression.