What is Emotional Regulation?
Emotional regulation and/or self-regulation is our children and student's ability to monitor and modulate which emotions they are having, when they have them, and how they experience and express them.
A child’s capacity to regulate their emotions affects their family and peers, academic performance, long-term mental health, and their ability to thrive in a multi-sensory world.
Promoting children’s’ and young peoples’ mental health by helping adults know how to be and what to do in response to their differing and sometimes distressed behavior. Building enhanced attachment, self-esteem, trust in others and joyful engagement.
Teaching children to manage their anxiety and name the level of anxiety they are feeling. To recognize how it impacts their lives by identifying the triggers and regulating their thoughts, increasing control by implementing strategies to support them.
To implement a sensitive approach to meeting the social, emotional and cognitive needs of the child using a range of models according to the needs of the child, their behavior profile and the family dynamics.
Teaching children that have experienced difficult interactions to adapt new ways of behavior. Then overcoming fear and increasing trust creating positive change in the child’s sense of self. To see beneath the behaviors that may be causing concern and identify any underlying emotional developmental needs