Effective Supervision of Children and Youth

Participants will gain skills for effective supervision of children/ youth by examining expected outcomes of working with children/youth, using tools for communicating expectations and applying techniques for dealing with problem behaviors.

In this training participants will:

  • Identify social-emotional skills important to the development and growth of children and youth, to incorporate into their daily work

  • Identify ways to communicate expectations for behaviors

  • Identify and practice specific skills required for effective supervision of children and youth.

Content Overview:

Training Introduction

Participants review the Five Effective Supervision Guidelines and share a Heart Story.

Social-Emotional Skills

Participants will work to define social-emotional skills and develop a plan to help children and youth practice and develop social-emotional skills. 

Expectations for Behavior

Participants will use a model activity for developing expectations for appropriate behavior. 

Effective Supervision

Participants will work to refine their supervision skills, using the Behavior Guidance strategies and scenarios for thinking through a situation.

Training Length: 2 hours