Challenging Behaviors: Creating Behavior Support Plans

Are there challenging behaviors in your classroom that keep happening even though you’ve tried a bunch of strategies? Once you’ve mastered the art of data collection to understand challenging behaviors in young children, this course will give you the skills to take the next step and write a behavior support plan that’s actually effective. We’ll walk you through real-life examples of behavior support plans and give you a customizable template to write a behavior support plan of your own, so you feel confident writing a plan and putting it into practice to support the students in your classroom.
1.5 Hours
Intended for educators working with 
3rd grade
*This course builds on IMPACT’s Understanding Challenging Behavior Through Data Collection course. It’s strongly recommended that learners have either taken the data collection course or have foundational knowledge of data collection and identifying functions of challenging behavior before taking this course. If you'd like to purchase Understanding Challenging Behavior Through Data Collection and this course, check out our bundle, Behavior Support Toolbox and save 20%.

In this online course you’ll learn how to:

  • Identify preventative strategies that make challenging behaviors less likely
  • Respond when challenging behaviors do happen
  • Teach replacement skills and positive behaviors
  • Partner with families around challenging behaviors
  • And bring it all together in a comprehensive document that gets everyone on the same page
This course is a mix of:
 On-demand lessons with visuals including text, images, and videos 
Recorded audio narration with optional closed captioning
Engaging activities that support learning

Course Details
Creating Behavior Support Plans

IMPACT's online childcare courses are Merit STARS approved and provide evidence-based early childhood education training.
Certificate for 1.5 continuing education hours awarded upon completion of course and quiz
  • 2 Lessons

    • What Is A Behavior Support Plan?
    • Behavior Plan Examples From Real Classrooms

Bonus Materials

  • Functions of Behavior Handout
  • Behavior Support Plan Template
  • Supporting Interpersonal Conflict Between Preschoolers
  • Activity Matrix


  • Intended for: Educators working with Toddler - 3rd grade

User Reviews

Challenging Behaviors: Creating Behavior Support Plans

"I found it most helpful learning how to incorporate these skills and plans with my team."

Course Access


All online on-demand IMPACT courses are accessible for 12 months after the date of purchase. 


Each course includes the English transcript of the narration 


Through Google widgets, our courses can be translated into many different languages. 
Interested in purchasing the companion course, Challenging Behaviors: Creating Behavior Support Plans? 

Check out our Bundle: Behavior Support Toolbox

Included Handouts

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