Module: 1.3.6 Nine Temperament Traits
This module was revised in 2016 to incorporate social-emotional learning, character building and Quality Standards for Expanded Learning in California as part of CalSAC's work with the Expanded Learning 360/365 project.
During this training, participants will gain understanding of a child/youth’s temperament by exploring philosophies on how to build self-management, self-awareness, foster friendships, develop social awareness and interpersonal skills, make developmentally-appropriate choices, understand natural/logical consequences, and to help them take responsibility for behaviors.
In this training participants will:
- Gain understanding of 9 temperament traits that impact child/youth's engagement in the program and with others.
- Identify strategies to respondto each temperament trait when working with children and youth.
Personal Temperament Profile
Participants will rate their own temperament to construct a foundation for reflection. This will create an opportunity for participants to reflect on their own personal temperament in relation to the children/youth they serve.
9 Temperament Traits
Participants will learn 9 Temperament Traits, and will identify positive outcomes and challenges that can arise from for working with each temperament trait.
Strategies for Temperament
Participants will identify strategies and ideas for working with the 9 different temperament traits.
Training Length: 2 hours