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ERIC Number: ED481995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
Helping Children Learn To Manage Their Own Behavior. What Works Briefs.
Fox, L.; Garrison, S.
Studies that show the effectiveness of self-management have been conducted with young children who have behavior problems, children with developmental delays, children at-risk, and children with identified disabilities. This "What Works Brief" presents strategies for teaching young children to manage their own behavior. It uses a simple format that answers the following questions: (1) What is self-management?; (2) How can I facilitate self-management?; (3) How does self-management work?; (4) Who are the children who have participated in research on self-management?; (5) What changes might occur as a result of a self-management system?; (6) Where do I find information on implementing this practice?; and (7) What is the scientific basis for this practice? The brief contains vignettes that illustrate how specific strategies might be used and includes a one page summary handout for practitioners and families. (SG)
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning, 61 Children's Research Center, 51 Gerty Dr., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820 ($1). Tel: 217-333-4123; Fax: 217-244-7732; e-mail:; Web site: For full text:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Head Start Bureau.; Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Child Care Bureau.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Prepared by the Center on Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning.