How to Promote Positive Behavior in Children and Youth

The anti-bullying strategies covered in this course aim to help kids build their social and emotional skills by identifying and avoiding the factors that might result in bullying. We also study the benefits of positive values and the ‘ABC’s of behaviour. We cover behaviour management, the role of teaching assistants (TAs) and teamwork to provide you with policies and procedures that deter bad behaviour and encourage positive social interactions.


Bullying and harassment may take many facets and create grief and suffering for the victim. This course shows you how to deal with instances of bullying and explains how to stop them using effective anti-bullying techniques. We explore various policies and procedures designed to promote positive social behaviour and prevent bullying. We then delve into conflict avoidance and resolution, including the provision of clear instructions and guidance and applying the various proven strategies employed by school staff to deal with challenging behaviour. The next step is learning how to assist children and young people in establishing goals and limits for their actions and using those limits to cultivate positive behaviour.

The course then explains how to manage behaviour by utilizing a behaviour support plan while motivating pupils with encouraging words and rewarding praise. We trace the numerous causes of behavioral issues (including age, abilities and familial problems) and investigate the significance of moral principles and some features of role modeling. The course covers various types of bullying, including its physical, verbal and covert forms, as well as the tactics employed when inappropriate behaviour occurs.

We then shift to the teaching assistant’s (TA’s) duties as a behaviour role model for kids. We show you how to identify the root of bad behaviour and provide ways to inspire kids to behave better. Successful tactics for modeling children’s best behaviour are also covered, including being fair and clear in all situations, providing rewards and creating interaction opportunities. Finally, we study the function of effective teamwork and its characteristics and lay out the benefits of collaboration and methods for sustaining a culture of positivity and high productivity in an organization. Bullying can derail a child’s academic path and impact their mental health , so sign up to learn how to prevent bullying in your school.

In This Course, You Will Learn How To

  • Define the concept of ‘Behavior Policy’
  • Discuss the policies and procedures, including discouraging undesirable behaviour, conflict resolution and setting support
  • Explain behaviour management strategies, inappropriate behaviour and discipline problems
  • Identify the different types of bullying
  • Describe the methods of promoting positive behaviour, the ground rules and the role of TA and teamwork
  • Recognize the factors which influence behaviour
  • Explain how to build strong relationships and a positive learning environment
  • List the benefits of positive values, collaboration and effective group process skills