Praise for Challenging Behavior in Young Children What youll learn from reading this book will have a significant positive effect on you as a teacher and on the hundreds of children you will eventually touch. From the preface by Sue Bredekamp, author ofDevelopmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Full of good sense and good ideas. This book is clear, practical, sympathetic, and wise. LawrenceHartmann, M.D., Past President, American Psychiatric Association A powerful resource for understanding and working in a caring and respectful way with the neediest children. Diane Levin, Wheelock College, author of Teaching Young Children in Violent Times Im very enthusiastic about this book. Its interesting, reader friendly, and has a solid research foundation. Best of all, the information is extremely useful! Janet Gonzalez-Mena,author of The Young Child in the Family and the Community Challenging Behavior in Young Children presents in-depth background information and strategies to help preservice and practicing teachers understand, prevent, and address the behavior problems found so often in todays primary schools and child care centers. The evidence-based techniques provided here brought to life in vignettes drawn from Barbara Kaisers 30 years in the field work with the most difficult behaviors and benefit every child in the classroom. In this second edition, the authors of the best-selling book Meeting the Challenge offer new chapters on inclusion and relationships, as well as a totally revised chapter on positive behavior support and functional assessment, strong chapters on resilience, culture, and working with families, and updated material on the brain and bullying. The result is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for everyone who works with young children, from child care through grade 3.Kaiser, Barbara is the author of 'Challenging Behavior in Young Children Understanding, Preventing, And Responding Effectively', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205493333 and ISBN 0205493335.