[R-0122] S7. Family and Community

Citation: Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI). (2011). Families. Webpage. Retrieved from http://challengingbehavior.fmhi.usf.edu/communities/families.htm [or enter “Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children communities families” in your search window] then scroll down under Communities to Visit and click on “Families.”

Abstract: At this webpage you will find information and links to resources that have been compiled specifically with the needs of families in mind. These include The Backpack Connection Series, created by TACSEI to provide a way for teachers and parents/caregivers to work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior and the Making Life Easier series of tip sheets containing valuable information on how to make challenging events easier for families and children to navigate.

Integration: The information and links on this webpage fit well with content presented in the early childhood courses Child, Family and Community, Child Guidance, and Social-Emotional Development.

Content Focus: Behavior; Challenging Behaviors; Child, Family and Community; Child Guidance; Emotional Competencies; Emotions; Families; Feelings; Interventions; Military Families; Parent Tips; Positive Solutions; Social-Emotional Development; Social Skills; Time Management; Transitions

Notes: Have each student choose two resources and share how they would apply the information they learned from them to early childhood education practices.