Risk Factors of Behavior Summary

Why are some children more challenging than others?

In a two to three-page paper, consider the above question. Be sure to address the following:

  • Identify and describe three risk factors which influence behavior (may include considerations of brain development).
  • Discuss how each factor influences behavior.
  • Analyze strategies teachers may use to support the process of changing or replacing behaviors.


Your paper must be two to three pages in length (double-spaced, not including title and reference pages) and utilize APA formatting. It must cite at least two scholarly resources (including the course text). Citations must be properly formatted in APA style.