Step 1: TEACHING – (Students learn four levels of development) Being proactive by TEACHING AT THE OUTSET is in contrast to the usual approach of just responding to inappropriate behavior.
Step 2: ASKING – (Checking for Understanding) When a disruption occurs, have the student identify the unacceptable level chosen. Note: A major reason for the success of the system is that by identifying something OUTSIDE of oneself, the deed is separated from the doer. The person is not prompted to self-defend, which is one’s natural and usual approach.
Step 3: ELICITING – (Guided Choices) ELICITING a consequence or a procedure to help the student REDIRECT IMPULSES. This is in contrast to the more-often-used approach of IMPOSING a consequence.
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