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Mariposa Behavior Management Course

Become more effective at behavior management

Earn 3-graduate level credits from Loyola University Maryland with Mariposa’s research based approach for:

  • Managing difficult behavior
  • Fostering social-emotional competence
  • Creating a positive classroom environment
  • Increasing resilience
  • Problem-solving effectively
  • Motivating kids to persist


GC 821 Promoting Social-Emotional Competence

Students explore the major components of social emotional competence and the relation of social-emotional competence to behavior and academic performance in school. Case-study-, activity-, and exercise-based approaches are used to support the understanding of social-emotional competence development in the preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school learner. The key skill areas of empathy, personal message, cooperative problem solving, descriptive reinforcement, and inductive discipline are discussed. Major theory and research are reviewed.

GC821.601- Wednesdays, January 16- May 1, 2019
Loyola Timonium Graduate Center

How to Apply

  • Complete the Non-Degree/Special Student application
  • Submit an Essay: In a minimum of 200 words, describe how Loyola’s graduate programs in education will help you to fulfill your academic/professional achievements and aspirations
  • Submit official transcripts from all postsecondary colleges/universities attended to:


Please review the School of Education Tuition website for current tuition rate. 


You will become eligible for registration after you receive your acceptance letter.


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