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Challenging Behavior

The Guy I Work with Is a Jerk!

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 10.09.2015 | Women
Jamee Tenzer

Whether you are an Executive, Manager or Employee, you will at some point in your career utter these 8 little words; "The guy (or gal) I work with is a jerk." And because you are smart and have your wits about you, you have figured out there is no changing the jerk.

Improving the Processing Process: How to Help Children More Effectively Reflect on Challenging Behavior

Jessica Minahan | Posted 03.14.2015 | Education
Jessica Minahan

To promote buy-in from students with anxiety, have them brainstorm and agree on the most comfortable way for them to process an incident.

Reduce Behavior Problems: Teach Students to Wait

Jessica Minahan | Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents
Jessica Minahan

Some students aren't able to wait. If we don't recognize "waiting" as an underdeveloped skill in these students, we miss the opportunity to support them while they wait, prevent behavior incidents and, most important, set them up for success in school.

Breaking Through a Student's Self-sabotage

Jessica Minahan | Posted 01.29.2013 | Education
Jessica Minahan

"Good job!" rolls off our tongues throughout the day, and most students are pleased to hear this positive reinforcement. But what do we do when a student rejects -- or even sabotages -- our praise?