Using praise for

Recognize the behavior:

Throwing a loud tantrum.

Identify what you want to see:

using strategies to calm down when upset.

Use the Skill:

After the tantrum is over, praise them. For example, “I’m glad to see you calm again.” 

In the future, praise whenever your child uses a calming strategy. For example, “That was really great when you took a deep breath to feel better.”