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Guiding Children's Behaviors in Afterschool/School-Age Programs Training


Learn guidance and behavior management from a positive, assets-based perspective. Understand how to work with youth so that they are engaged in trying new things, learning to be aware of their feelings, taking responsibility for their actions, and interacting with peers in positive ways.

Course held in partnership with the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Explore how your background, experiences and understanding of youth behaviors influence your interactions, guidance and discipline of children and youth
  • Understand the goal of adult guidance as teaching self-discipline and self-control skills
  • Explore the meanings of child-centered interactions
  • Reinforce the relationship between development, learning styles and behavior

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This is a course designed by WI DCF - School-Age YoungStar.
Requires DCF course specific approved trainer.
Requires a Registry approved trainer.

For questions, please contact Quinn Wilder at or 414-227-3172.

1 Sat., Jan. 17, 2015
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Quinn Wilder
CEUs: 1.5
Enrollment Limit: 35
Program No. 7600-8302
Note: Upon registration by 12/19/14, you will receive a workbook in the mail from us. Books that are correctly completed represent eight of the fifteen hours of the course. This book must be completed by Jan. 11, 2015 and turned in in person at the beginning of the class on Jan. 17. An assignment will be sent with the book which must also be emailed to the instructor by Jan. 11.
For more information, contact:
Quinn Wilder,, 414-227-3172
Gevon M. Daynuah, Program Manager,, 414-227-3351
Cheryl  Baldwin, Assistant Professor/Director,, 414-227-3180


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