Behavior Management for Children’s Librarians

Competency: Children’s Services
Sub-Category: Designs, implements, and sponsors library programs that offer information, special skills or entertainment for children and their families and caregivers

The librarian’s response to difficult behavior is often the key to defusing it. In this webinar we will cover:

·      Setting and communicating age appropriate behavior expectations for both children and adults

·      Tips to diffuse challenging situations

·      How to structure storytime for behavioral success

·      Specific techniques such as voice modulation, task assignments, focus phrases, and modeling to manage storytime behavior