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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 Disrespectful
The Loudmouth
"Not My Fault"
The Rabble Rouser
Behaviors At School

The Crier (Who Claims Foul)

Behavior: Specific attitudes and actions of this child at home and/or at school.

  • Cries immediately-even before anyone can respond to what he/she is crying about.

  • Cries habitually, not occasionally.

  • Cries when faced with mistakes-and even when he/she succeeds.

  • Withdraws from group-withdraws into self.

  • Cries to get his/her own way.

  • Cries when feeling overwhelmed.

  • Cries when faced with authority (teacher).

  • Disturbed by everything, not just a specific issue.

  • Picked on and teased by classmates.

  • May stop immediately when concession is made.