This is Part 1 of the four-part series, Pyramid Model in Early Childhood: Improving Social Emotional Competence & Reducing Challenging Behaviors. This course provides an overview of the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children while addressing challenging behaviors that can interfere with educational as well as therapeutic assessment and intervention. The first two tiers of the Pyramid Model and the roles that SLPs play will be addressed.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the Pyramid Model.
- After this course, participants will be able to define ‘emotional literacy’ and its relationship to behavior in children.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe four potential benefits in supporting a young child’s emotional literacy.
|5-15 Minutes||PBS - The Pyramid Model|
|15-30 Minutes||Emotional literacy & schemata|
|30-55 Minutes||Evidenced-based practices & examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Buschbacher is the owner and director of PPATCHWork Children’s Therapy Services in Charlotte, NC. She is a nationally and state-certified speech-language pathologist and holds a doctorate in Special Education, with emphases on early childhood development, ASD, and behavior disorders from the University of Cincinnati. She is an experienced and published positive behavior support (PBS) interventionist, consultant, and trainer. She has taught courses and provided numerous presentations on ASD, behavior intervention, and language development at the university, state, and national levels. Research endeavors include supporting young children with challenging behaviors, including ASD, their families, and educators.
Dr. Buschbacher’s interests and expertise continue to include supporting children of all abilities in inclusive, developmentally appropriate environments in order to enhance their cognitive, communicative, social, and emotional development.
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