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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

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Behaviors At School

The Disrespectful

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

  • Reveals disrespect in the classroom in many ways: a pointed look, a sigh, a sneer, or a look of clear disdain.

  • Also reveals disrespect by what he/she doesn't do-usually through lack of common courtesy.

  • May act as if some people don't even exist.

  • May reveal disrespect in the form of ugly words.

  • Doesn't think very highly of anyone, including him/herself, even though he/she may act superior.

  • Often seems to be expressing frustration.

  • May have real problems at home or with friends.

  • May have basic primary needs which aren't being met. Appears unable to meet needs in a positive manner. Therefore, turns to disrespect out of frustration, anger, or hostility.