The University of Texas System

Managing Temper Tantrums & Explosive Anger

Jul 24, 2023

12:00 pm–1:00 pm


Temper tantrums are a normal, albeit at times frustrating, part of healthy child development. Understanding why children have these angry outbursts, advising parents on how to handle these behaviors, and appropriate treatment options are important in the support of both the child and the parent. Of key importance is to determine what the child’s behavior is trying to communicate and to address that concern.

Target Audience: Primary Care Providers, nurses, and mental health providers.