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    edited by Mary Margaret Gleason, Allison Boothe Trigg
    Summary: This quick-reference guide is designed for those who work with young children in child care and school settings. Topics cover social-emotional development, biting, napping difficulties, PTSD, gender development, self-stimulation behaviors, and more. In addition to behavioral issues commonly seen in small children, the editors touch on epigenetics, medications, toxic stress, ACEs (adverse childhood experiences), and how to help children who have undergone traumatic experiences

    About This Book
    1. Managing Behavioral Issues in Child Care and Schools: Introduction and Overview
    2. The Social and Emotional Development of Young Children
    Emotional Development
    The Effect of Temperament
    Caregiver-Child Attachment Considerations
    Social Development
    Typical Concerns of Early Childhood
    Responding to Challenging Behaviors
    Additional Resources
    3. Contributors to Social-Emotional Development
    What Influences Young Children's Social-Emotional Development? Genetics and Epigenetics
    Medical Conditions
    Environmental Factors (Relationships)
    Community Factors
    Adverse Childhood Experiences
    Protecting Children
    4. Promoting Well-being in Early Care and Education Settings
    Center-Level Well-being
    Family-Level Well-being
    Classroom-Level Well-being
    Child-Level Well-being
    5. Addressing Challenging or Disruptive Behaviors
    The ABCs of Behavior
    Step 1: Identify the Behaviors to Target
    Step 2: Consider Contextual Influences Step 3: Observe What Occurs Immediately Before Challenging Behaviors (the Antecedent)
    Step 4: Understand the Consequences
    Step 5: Understand the Meaning of Behaviors
    Step 6: Respond to Children's Needs, Prevent Challenging Behaviors, and Teach New Behaviors
    Step 7: Determine New Responses
    Crisis Responses
    Concerns Specific to Infants
    Consider Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants
    Implicit Bias and Its Role in Behavioral Expectations
    6. Children With Special Needs
    Children With Developmental Delays
    Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    Children Exposed to Trauma and Adversity
    Recognizing Abuse and Neglect
    Children With Chronic Medical Conditions
    Children Taking Medications That Influence Social-Emotional Functioning
    Medications for Mental Health Problems
    Medications for Other Concerns
    7. When the Usual Approaches Are Not Working
    Partnering With Parents
    Anticipating Challenges
    Mental Health Consultation
    Community Resources
    Clinical/Professional Partners
    Evidence-based Treatments
    Suspensions and Expulsions
    Digital Access AAP ebooks 2020