Specialized Family Care Program

SFC staff will be working remotely and available to SFC providers through their work cell phones. If you have an emergency or specific needs please contact your Family Based Care Specialist. The public may continue to make referrals or apply to be a home provider by utilizing this site. All staff contact information can be accessed by Contact Us.

Behaviors in Toddlers & Preschoolers

  • Category: Behavior
  • Materials: Handouts: "Tyrant Toddler Behavior" from About.com: Child Care; "Aggression: Why it happens and what to do about it"; "Biting: Why it happens & what to do about it" from Babycenter.com; "Discipline & Behavior" from AskDrSears.com
  • Goal: Provider can provide care to toddlers and preschoolers with problem behaviors
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: August 2010
  • Developed by: Annette Gosnell, Waiver Coordinator, Potomac Center

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider knows typical behaviors to expect from toddlers and preschoolers
  2. Provider knows techniques to prevent aggressive behaviors in toddlers and preschoolers
  3. Provider knows recommended response techiniques for problem behaviors in toddlers and preschoolers

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider

* The test is packaged with the Course Materials, however you can take the test online by clicking the link above. Test answers are then submitted electronically to a Family Based Care Specialist for review.