Observe the child in a small group activity in childcare or at a park with other children.
No elicitation may be needed, as conflict among children may arise naturally.
The child may get angry with another child. The child uses words and tries to resolve the issue, but resorts to asking an adult to help find a solution.
Encourage adults to help children recognize their feelings (“I see you are getting angry.”) and then step back to analyze what they can do (“Think about what YOU can do to make the situation better.”)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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