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Guiding Children’s Behaviors in Afterschool/School-Age Programs Training

Offered through the SCE Youth Work Learning Center, this course approaches behavior management from a positive, assets-based perspective. Recognizing that with a motivated staff, a basic knowledge base and the willingness to try new things, every school-age program can have an impact on the social and emotional growth of school-age children.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Explore how your own background, experiences and stress level influence the way you guide and discipline children
  • Understand our goal (teaching self-discipline and self-control)
  • Discuss the advantages of a child-centered vs. adult-controlled environment
  • Reinforce the relationships between growth and development, and learning styles and behavior


This is a course designed by WI DCF – School-Age YoungStar.
Requires DCF course specific approved trainer.
Requires a Registry approved trainer.

For registration, please contact Quinn Wilder at qwild@uwm.edu or 414-227-3172

Dates and locations to be announced.