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Stages of the Stress Model
Precrisis (baseline) State
Parts of Conflict Cycle
Young Person's Feeling
Young Person's Behavior
How am I feeling?
What does young person feel,want or need?
How is environment affecting young person?
How do I best respond?
Anything that makes a challenging behavior more or less likely to occur..
-room too hot
-reminder of traumatic event
-medically related problems
-change in routine
Pain Based Behaviors
Inability to regulate emotion
Behavior Support Techniques
Redirection and Distraction
Emotional First Aid Strategies
Drain off emotions
Maintain the relationship/lines of communication
Remind child of expectations/mediate if necessary
Help me help myself strategies
(Be able to explain these)
Non-verbal crisis co-regulation
verbal (what to say)
LSI Steps in order
I - Isolate the conversation
E - Explore young person's POV
S - Summarize feelings and content
C - Connect feelings to behavior
A - Alternative Behaviors discussed
P- Plan developed/Practice new behavior
E - Enter young person back into program
Goals of LSI
Return young person to normal functioning
Repair and restore relationship
Teach new coping skills
Re-integrate young person back into program
Risk factors to be aware of.. restraint
Influence of Drugs/Alcohol
Prolonged violent physical agitation
Underlying natural disease
Hot humid environment
Individual taking meds
Restraint should be avoided when..
Cannot control young person's safety
We are not in control/too angry
Sexual stimulation as motivation
We are in a public place
Young person has weapon
Young person has medical condition
Young person has emotional problems
Young person on medication
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