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Module 3 - Behavior

Goal: Students will recognize and be able to provide brief parental counseling on common behavioral issues in children.


Following the outpatient pediatric rotation, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe common behavioral problems in different age groups such as:
    • Newborn/infants: sleep problems, colic
    • toddler: temper tantrums, biting, toilet training, feeding problems
    • school age: whining/lying, ADHD
  2. Describe some management techniques of common behavioral concerns such as discipline, toilet training, and eating issues.



Videos  - Positive Parenting     

Toilet training

CDC Video:  Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers


Picky eaters



Reviewed 02/2016

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