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Four Steps Model
Step 1: Identify the Behavior
Step 2: Understand the Effects
Step 3: Identify the Cause
Step 4: Avoid Mistakes

Related Behaviors
The Alibier
The Crier (Who Claims Foul)
The Excuse Maker
The Griper
The Loudmouth
The Objector
The Questioner
The Vindictive
Behaviors At School

The Complainer

Effects: How behavior affects teachers, classmates, and parents in the school learning environment and the home family situation.

  • Classmates and teachers are disrupted during classroom experiences.

  • Teacher fairness is undermined.

  • Class morale is affected.

  • Teacher is irritated and angered.

  • Class time is wasted.

  • Conflict between teacher and parents may arise.

  • If the behavior of the complainer is successful, others are encouraged to imitate the behavior.

  • Many peers feel annoyed at the behavior of the complainer because they see through to the selfishness and deception inherent in his/her complaining.