On this page, you'll find a range of options to help you encourage good behaviour and deal with difficult behaviour in a positive, constructive way. Start with the introduction for information on using these tools. And watch this space because more tools will be coming to this section soon.
There are some very simple things you can do to encourage good behaviour in kids which don't cause stress or tears.
Watch this demonstration of some good-behaviour strategies – attending, active listening and descriptive praise – in this short video created by the NSW Department of Community Services. Play the video now