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T3: Coaching and Supporting Families to Address Challenging Behaviors Using the Pyramid Model

Content Level:
Intermediate
Age Group:
2 to 5 years

This session focuses on examining effective strategies and tools to support parents and caregivers in using the Pyramid Model strategies to prevent and address their young children’s challenging behaviors at home. We will describe the application of components of the Pyramid Model including building relationships, targeted social emotional teaching strategies, and preventing and responding to challenging behaviors to reduce their occurrence. We will describe how strategies can be implemented during home routines and will highlight family coaching approaches that are effective for supporting family implementation of effective strategies for preventing and reducing challenging behaviors. We also will share materials that practitioners can use to support implementation.