Whole Child Dealing With Feelings

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In the video “The Whole Child, Dealing with Feelings”, talks about the difference between trust and mistrust. The video also talks about ways to assist young children to cope with their feelings. According to Joanne Hendrick Ph.D. (1998), young children need consistent and trustworthy relationships with adults. For example, a young child needs to know that someone will always be around to help them with their needs. A child need to trust adults to be there for them when they need feeding, change, or scared. The child also needs to know that everything is under control. The Whole Child, Dealing with Feelings video also talks about what a child needs in order to deal with feelings. They need orderly routines, consistent rules and policies.…show more content…
According to Joanne Hendrick Ph.D. (1998), “children should experience results and consequences for their decisions”. This means that when a child behave a certain way, the consequence should match the decision. She also explains that time-out should not be to sit the child alone and away from the others, but to remove the child from the situation. Sending a child to sit alone in a corner have some detrimental effects. First, it may make the child feel abandon, second, it may create secondary struggles for the child, and lastly, it often last too long. A beneficial time-out for young children is to have the child sit next to the teacher away from other students and game. The video also talks about involving children with decisions of game to play. In the video, Dr. Joanne, describes the best way to prevent bad behaviors from young children. The tips are that the teacher should position themselves in a position to see a large area and, warn the children ahead of time to make transition easier. Dr. Joanne also talks about when to intervene. A teacher should be decisive take action before a children react to a situation and intervene when there are risk of injury to property or
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