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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 Authority Pusher
The Defier
The Distracter
"I Can't"
The Last Worder
The Rebel
Behaviors At School

"I Won't Do It"

Mistakes: Common misjudgments and errors in managing the child which may perpetuate or intensify the problem.

  • Listening too much to excuses.

  • Letting this student miss activities rather than pushing him/her.

  • Taking this student's behavior personally, or allowing him/her to upset us.

  • Feeling that we have to lower standards for this student.

  • Misjudging this student's real ability.

  • Thinking this behavior is an act of defiance.

  • Losing control and physically trying to force this student to meet our demands.