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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 Foulmouth
The Last Worder
The Loudmouth
The Smart Aleck
The Swearer
Behaviors At School

The Smartmouth

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

  • Always has a comment to make. It is usually irrelevant, immaterial, and without constructive substance.

  • Uses abusive language-from insulting words to profanity to harsh four-letter obscenities.

  • Makes disruptive and offensive noises.

  • Constantly tries to draw attention to him/herself.

  • Makes comments that are meant to alienate others.

  • Acts only verbally.

  • Likely to be articulate.

  • Bitter.

  • Seems hostile about everything.

  • Not well liked.

  • In all kinds of trouble with all kinds of people because of his/her mouth.