Find the tools and knowledge you need to build resilience in all children from an early age through appropriate interactions and conversations. Presenting a wide range of research in an accessible format, Positive Interactions with At-Risk Children explains how to understand and assess behaviors in the context of children’s developmental stages.
This bookintroduces Bayat's original Resilience-based Interaction Model (RIM), which combines behavioral and emotion-based theories of development to provide practical steps for early childhood teachers and professionals. RIM features research-based practices, including relationship building, behavior guidance, body-mind exercises for both teachers and students, as well as strategies to promote strengths of character in children and aid future learning.
Ideal for new and veteran educators alike, Positive Interactions with At-Risk Children is an invaluable guide to early years behavior.
"Wonderfully practical, informed, and wise guidance for parents and professionals who love and work with children." — Linda Gilkerson, Erikson Institute, USA
1. Children’s Mental Health in the United States
2. Early Signs of Possible Mental and Behavioral Health Issues in Young Children
3. Child Stress, Trauma and The Brain: What Does Science Tell Us?
4. Teaching Our Students to Be Resilient
5. Choosing What Works: Theories and Practices
6. Lessons from Positive Psychology
7. Resilience-based Interaction Model (RIM): Introduction
8. RIM: Behavior, Body-Mind Health, and Strengths of Character