How do we make urgent decisions when dealing with behaviours?
I was reading an article on how firefighters made decisions in time limited situations and it struck me as being very similar to how people make quick decisions when dealing with inappropriate behaviour. The two main influences were 1) did the person had past experience to similar issues and 2) did they recognised the current situation to being similar to others they had experienced (Flin, 1996). From this they were able to make decisions based on past experiences. But what about if they did not have experience to guide them? Read More...
BECOME six steps in school settings
I was very happy to read a review from one reader who is looking at using idea's in the book in his role as Assistant Principle in a school. While being rated 5 stars put a smile on my face, I was really excited about the prospect of the idea's being put into practice in a school. I wish them all the best and look forward to hearing how things go in due course. Here is the review Read More...
Eight benefits of using the six steps approach
Following on from my last post about what are the six BECOME steps, I thought people might want to know about the benefits of using them. The benefits include:
- encourages appropriate behaviour
- creates a structure that gives you confidence to address issues
Six-Steps to Encouraging Appropriate Behaviour
Everyone likes to focus on solutions to problems and so do we. But when you have 20 odd solutions to choose from how do you know which is the best one? Read More...
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