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Magee 2015

Aoife Magee

Aoife Rose Magee, PhD, earned a doctoral degree in Special Education from the University of Oregon Early Intervention Program. Her research and professional interests have been largely focused on the social-emotional development of young children and how positive parenting and teaching practices may contribute to healthy development, promote resiliency and mediate risk factors. Aoife is an instructor, supervisor, consultant, and professional development specialist for students and practitioners in the areas of Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education and Parenting Education. Aoife is a Master Trainer for the Oregon Registry and frequently provides community based and private workshops for early childhood educators.

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About this course

Positive Strategies to address the causes of challenging behavior in young children 

(3 hours - UGB/Set 2)

Participants will examine the common causes of challenging behavior in early childhood and explore positive guidance strategies to address challenging behavior. Participants will examine behavior in the context of personal factors that cause behavioral challenges including: developmental stages, temperament, and other issues such as trauma or disability. Attendees will have an opportunity to practice linking probable causes of behavior with appropriate guidance strategies.  

Infant/Toddler, Preschool & School Age