Benefits of the Raise Responsibility System

Practitioners of the Raise Responsibility System move into a stress reducing mode, and young people become more responsible because:

  • The youngster self-evaluates
  • The youngster acknowledges inappropriate behavior
  • The youngster takes ownership
  • The youngster develops a plan
  • The youngster develops a procedure to implement the plan

The system is so effective because:

  1. Positivity is a more constructive teacher than negativity.
  2. Choice empowers.
  3. Self-evaluation is essential for lasting improvement.
  4. People choose their own behaviors.
  5. Self-correction is the most effective approach for changing behavior.
  6. Acting responsibly is the most satisfying of rewards.
  7. Growth is greater when authority is used without punishment.