Relationships with Children

Emotion Coaching And Self-regulation - Webinar (2.5hr)

Behind every behaviour is an emotion. Recognising, labelling, and managing the emotion is the key to reframing the behaviour.

During this session, relationships expert Michelle Cuthbertson outlines the principles of emotion coaching and self-regulation and examines how educators can use associated strategies in their day-to-day relationships with all children, including those who present with behaviours of concern.  

Educators will be given the opportunity to:  

  • Consider the emotional sources of behaviours  
  • Learn how and when to ‘emotion coach’, to support children to respond in socially appropriate ways  
  • Understand the development of Self-Regulation and how adults can support this development through Co-regulation 

About Michelle: 

Michelle has over 40 years of continuous service in early education and welfare, and is highly regarded as a course facilitator by both professionals and families. She holds qualifications in early childhood education, adult education, management and Circle of Security™ facilitation and has worked as a Centre Manager, Family and Children’s Services Manager, Senior Preschool Advisor (DET), Resource Developer (ACECQA), TAFE Teacher, Early Education Consultant and Parenting Facilitator.

National Quality Standard Areas

Area 1 – Educational Program Practice

Area 5 – Relationships with children

Available Dates

  • Tue, 18 Apr 23Book now

    Date: Tuesday, 18 April 2023
    Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

  • Wed, 17 May 23Book now

    Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2023
    Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

  • Mon, 19 Jun 23Book now

    Date: Monday, 19 June 2023
    Time: 11.00am - 01.30pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

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