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CC2 - Guiding and Interacting with Children and Youth Module

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Early care and education and out-of-school time educators need to have realistic and developmentally appropriate expectations regarding the behavior of children and youth and understand developmentally appropriate guidance techniques. Educators are responsible for knowledge of factors that may impact behavior and implement strategies to support children and youth develop self-regulation, self-concept, coping mechanisms, self-comfort skills, and positive interactions with their peers and adults.

  • A. Acceptance of all children and youth
  • B. Relationships/interactions with children and youth
  • C. Supporting children’s and youth’s interactions
  • D. Child guidance
  • E. Groups and environments


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