Raising Good Kids

Managing Behaviour and Emotions in 0-5’s

A Professional’s Guide

This is a fantastic resource written for childcare centre and preschools staff who have completed the online course series and would like to keep this practical, expert-developed resource at their fingertips.

Raising Good Kids: A Professionals’s Guide to Managing Behaviour and Emotions in 0-5’s is due for release in May 2015.

It will include many of the topics covered in the online course series, including:

  • The Importance of Temperament
  • Creating a Culture of Teamwork Among Children
  • Centre-Based Activities to Promote Positive Social Behaviour
  • Attachment: The Importance of Secure Child-Carer Relationships
  • Teaching Children to Identify and Express Emotions
  • Managing Feelings and Meltdowns
  • Understanding Different Types of Praise
  • Behavioural Strategies
  • Understanding Children’s Misbehaviour
  • Managing Misbehaviour

Priced at only $27.50, you can register your interest in ordering this fantastic professional’s guide by using this Contact Form or you may prefer to keep an eye out on Dr Kaylene Henderson’s Facebook Page for further details.

The Raising Good Kids guide for early childhood professionals links with the National Quality Standards (NQS) Quality Areas 1, 4, 5, 6 & 7 and the Australian Teachers Professional Standard 1, 3, 4 & 6. Please note however, that in order to receive the certificate of course completion required for professional development purposes, it is recommended that your centre staff complete the Raising Good Kids online course series.

A Parent’s Guide

Have you done the online parent’s course series and wish you could keep all of Dr Kaylene Henderson’s helpful advice at your finger tips? Well soon you can!

Raising Good Kids: A Parent’s Guide to Managing Behaviour and Emotions in 0-5’s is due for release in May 2015.

It includes many of the topics covered in the online course series, including:

  • The Importance of Temperament
  • Reducing Sibling Rivalry
  • Promoting Positive Social Behaviour
  • The Importance of Secure Parent-Child Relationships
  • Play and Screen-Time
  • Teaching Children to Identify and Express Emotions
  • Managing Feelings and Meltdowns
  • The Use of Praise
  • Behavioural Strategies
  • Understanding Children’s Misbehaviour
  • Managing Misbehaviour

Priced at only $27.50, you can register your interest in ordering this fantastic parent guide by using this Contact Form or you may prefer to keep an eye out on Dr Kaylene Henderson’s Facebook Page for further details.

Little Children Big Dreams

Printable Stories for Children’s Night Fears

These personalized, printable stories, developed by Dr Kaylene Henderson available on the Little Children Big Dreams website

dark_shadows_cover_smallThe Tale of the Brave Boy/Girl and the Dark Shadows

This 8 page story is perfect for young children who have a fear of the dark. While it has been thoughtfully developed based on cognitive-behavioural, narrative and art therapy principles, you and your child will delight in the story’s simplicity and playfulness.

Just by adding a few details about your child (including first name, gender, town/suburb) you can print this personalized story in which they’re the star. The accompanying parent guide will then explain how to encourage your child to illustrate each page for added therapeutic benefit and faster results. Such a simple yet effective tool to help children who are afraid of the dark to overcome their fear!

www.littlechildrenbigdreams.com

monster_story_cover_smallThe Tale of the Brave Boy/Girl and the Monster

This 6 page story is ideal for younger children, aged 2-5 who experience monster dreams and/or a fear of monsters. It has also been developed based on cognitive-behavioural, narrative and art therapeutic principles but your little one will simply marvel at this fun tale of bravery starring themselves! Once they’ve added their own illustrations, your child will want to read and re-read this wonderful story as they learn to conquer their fear of monsters.

www.littlechildrenbigdreams.com
If your child is struggling with their bedtime fears, it might also help you to read Dr Kaylene Henderson’s advice in her article,‘Battling Bedtime Monsters