The process of de-escalating a potentially violent situation with a student is a complex and delicate one. Understanding when and how to step in is integral to the success of any intervention, but especially when de-escalating student behavior. Teachers have to balance intervening before a student’s safety is compromised while also keeping in mind that stepping in too early could potentially further aggravate the student and exacerbate the situation... Read the FULL BRIEF HERE and comment below.
Jan 25, 2018
This brief introduces educators and counselors to the characteristics that research evidence has suggested contribute to more effective deescalation. Fostering a sense of attachment between educators and students is paramount as it directly impacts academic motivation and student relationships with peers and teachers. These goals encompass preventive de-escalation, the set of actions a teacher can take to de-escalate trauma related anxieties before they develop into challenging behaviors... Read the FULL BRIEF HERE .