BehaviorHelp is a holistic approach to meet the needs of children who experience challenging behaviors with collaborating partners from DCCECE, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), and Arkansas State University Childhood Services.The Benefits of BehaviorHelp:
Why work to reduce suspensions and expulsions? When children are suspended or expelled, nobody benefits. Parents miss work and providers lose income. Suspension and expulsion increase children's risk for long-term problems such as school failure, school dropout, substance abuse and involvement with the juvenile justice system.
What can I expect from BehaviorHelp? A BehaviorHelp team member will make visits to your program to help you develop and implement a plan to support the child and reduce the challenging behavior in the classroom. Depending on the behaviors and situation, one the following teams of Early Childhood providers will offer support.