Kaplan and Wheeler offer a five-stage cycle to understand incidents of violence and physical aggression. Each section requires different considerations.
Are you supporting a child that becomes physically aggressive or violent? Here are five areas to consider to reduce the frequency of these distressing incidents.
One-size-fits-all approaches for reacting to meltdowns don’t work. Supporting a child who is hungry or sick and getting extremely upset the same way as you support a child who has an unmet need for attention makes no sense. Be curious and not judgemental. Identify the trigger.
Is it the first time you’ve heard of SEBD? EBD? BESD? SEMH? Have a read as they are demystified and defined in less than 500 words.
Every Monday, I send a short and free email with one strategy for behaviour, one for inclusion and one small thought.