Managing Behaviour‏ in 4-11 Year olds

About The Course

‘Managing Behaviour – 4-11’ course is a Continuing Professional Development course focusing on the expected behaviour of children aged 4-11, and the strategies that can be used to manage behaviour in this age group. Using a hands-on approach, including role plays, this course will deepen your understanding of children’s behaviour and equip you to offer parents powerful and appropriate techniques to deal with challenging behaviour.

Who The Course Is Suitable For

‘Managing Behaviour – 4-11’ is aimed at anyone working with children aged 4-11, including nannies, childminders and au pairs, and is particularly interesting for anyone wanting to move into consultancy work. It may also be of interest to parents and grandparents wanting to explore different aspects of behaviour management.


This course is not assessed.




A certificate of attendance is provided at the end of the day for your portfolio.

Course Content

The course covers expected behaviour, including challenging behaviour issues, in children aged 4-11. It examines common pitfalls in talking to children and how to avoid them and positive skills for improving behaviour, motivation and self-esteem. It will help you teach children to express their feelings in words rather than in their actions and deal with anger, frustration and tantrums. Throughout the course there is a focus on working in partnership with parents.

About the trainer


The course is taught by Miriam Chachamu, family therapist, parenting consultant and the author of the high acclaimed book ‘How to Calm a Challenging Child’ (Foulsham, 2008). She is a member of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP), a trained systemic family therapist, holds an MSc from The Institute of Family Therapy and is a qualified human givens practitioner and supervisor.

Training Location

We are based in London Victoria, about a 10-15 minute walk from the main train station.


‘I really enjoyed the course, it was very impressive. I will definitely use what i have learnt today.’

Monika B.

‘The course was very good. I really loved how easy it was to learn. Thank you the teacher was great.’

Emilia P.

‘I really enjoyed the course, very informative, relaxed and it was good to hear about other people in different situations.’

Alex F.

‘The course has a lot of advise that can be useful in my field. It is really helpful.’

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Event Location

Home Affairs Training Academy (HATA), 10 Greycoat Place, Victoria, SW1P 1SB, London, United Kingdom