Preschooler Personality Intro

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An introuduction to the The Preschooler Personality. Identify four personality types. Discover how behaviour may be affected by personality.

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Preschooler Personality Intro

  1. 1. The Preschooler Personality
  2. 2. The importance of knowing your personality type:  Assist in your relationships with others.  ‘Parent’ personality type as reference point.  Effectively meet emotional needs of your child in the best way for each of them. The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  3. 3. Personality Types SA N GU I N E CH O LERI C PH LEGM A TI C M ELA N CH O LY The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  4. 4. Personality Theory Comparison Chart Hippocrates Theory Galen DiSC - Personality 149AD – Profile System Florence Littauer 1980s Behaviour based Behaviourally focused Sanguine Influencing Choleric Dominance Melancholy Cautious Phlegmatic Steadiness The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  5. 5. Why use The Preschooler Personality?  Assessments - Immediate, easy and quick.  Effective for a child from the age of two. The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  6. 6. Why? Continued…..  Parenting expectation and child response.  Effective parenting and results. The Preschooler Personality © 2005 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  7. 7. Aims of our Personality Program  Identify your ‘parent’ personality type  Discover your child’s personality type  Understand your child’s behaviour  Improve your parent-child interactions The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  8. 8. SANGUINE Very loud and vocal responds to attention makes friends easily imaginative and creative loves to go out very emotional can be forgetful easily distracted The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  9. 9. CHOLERIC Responsible self-sufficient easily frustrated very competitive active bossy insistent The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  10. 10. Melancholy Likes organisation and neatness responds well to routine creative and musical functions well alone anger can build up very responsible self conscious very sensitive critical The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  11. 11. Phlegmatic The ‘text-book’ child very easy going very agreeable child enjoys peace and quiet sleep and rest very quiet and laid back fearful making decisions The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  12. 12. Behaviour, Child Development and Personality Consider:  Most behaviour is normal.  How the behaviour is carried out.  Personality clues to deal with behaviour. The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  13. 13. Behaviour and Needs Your child may act out to get personality needs met. The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  14. 14. Developmental Stages and Behaviour Differences  Realise that your child is normal and unique  One child’s perfections and imperfections are as important and useful as another.  Work with your ‘gift’. The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  15. 15. Questions?  What discipline techniques are most appropriate for your particular child?  Your parenting approach, is it working or not?  Fairness? What does it look like for each personality type?  How does your child’s personality affect his/her friendships?  How does your child learn? The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd
  16. 16. Information www.parentwithpotential.com Eleanor Formaggio Phone: 0421 879 327 This information is general and not intended to replace professional advice specific to your needs. The Preschooler Personality © 2010 Parent with Potential Pty Ltd

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