Episode 272: Deescalation Strategies that Work

Season 1 | Episode 272
12m | Apr 1, 2024

When a child is in crisis mode, they are not ready to learn. In a meltdown situation, our goal as the adult is to keep the child safe and reflect on how to prevent this in the future. In this episode, we explore what to do in an episode of explosive behavior. We go through the 6 steps of de-escalation on how to safely move the child through the episode. Our role is maintaining safety and providing support without damaging rapport.


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