Connect the Dots: Transform Challenging Behavior


This course is designed to introduce you to four easy-to-remember steps to transform the behaviors in your classroom. Connect the Dots focuses on supporting the social-emotional development of young children by ensuring a supportive environment, encouraging positive behaviors, emphasizing positive discipline, and embracing children’s unique strengths. You’ll learn practical strategies to address each area to support the children in your classroom better.


Do you feel like it’s hard to enjoy these early years because you are too busy saying, “no, don’t, stop!” all the time?

Are you overwhelmed by all the tips and tricks out there and eager for something that’s easy to remember?

Connect the Dots highlights 4 easy-to-remember steps to address challenging behaviors. The 4 steps encompass both the “well-being” and the “well-doing” of children to ensure strong social and emotional skills needed for success in school and life. Connect the Dots is a joint collaboration between multiple early education and mental health specialists across Kentucky. The collaboration was built to address a common need: The need for a short yet powerful skills-based training teaching the basics of social and emotional best practices.