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Love and Logic Behavior Management for Paraprofessionals Rebecca Case, ED.S. 5/09
History <ul><li>Love and Logic was developed by Jim Fay and Dr. Foster W. Cline in 1977 </li></ul><ul><li>They have a comb...
Key Concepts <ul><li>Locking in sadness or empathy </li></ul><ul><li>Enforceable Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing cont...
Locking in sadness/empathy <ul><li>Establishing that you care about their distress/problem </li></ul><ul><li>Sadness over ...
Enforceable Statements <ul><li>Basis for classroom policies </li></ul><ul><li>Only rules/procedures that are able to be ca...
Sharing Control <ul><li>Provide choices when it’s convenient  and when you are comfortable about it. </li></ul><ul><li>Pro...
Student/Teacher Relationships <ul><li>One Sentence Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Specific positive praise </li></ul><ul><...
Neutralizing Arguing <ul><li>Use one-liners </li></ul><ul><li>I respect you too much to argue </li></ul><ul><li>Smile </li...
Anticipatory Consequence <ul><li>Deal with disruption with a delay </li></ul><ul><li>Empathy first </li></ul><ul><li>Conse...
References <ul><li>http://www. loveand logic.com </li></ul><ul><li>www. loveandlogic forum .com </li></ul>
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How Paraprofessionals Can Neutralize Arguments with Love and Logic

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Presentation from the 2009 National Resource Center for Paraprofessionals Conference by Rebecca Case.

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How Paraprofessionals Can Neutralize Arguments with Love and Logic

  1. 1. Love and Logic Behavior Management for Paraprofessionals Rebecca Case, ED.S. 5/09
  2. 2. History <ul><li>Love and Logic was developed by Jim Fay and Dr. Foster W. Cline in 1977 </li></ul><ul><li>They have a combined 75 years of working with and raising their own children </li></ul><ul><li>Teaches adults how to develop responsible children through, empathy, decision making, and consequences </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key Concepts <ul><li>Locking in sadness or empathy </li></ul><ul><li>Enforceable Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing control </li></ul><ul><li>Building relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Neutralizing arguing </li></ul><ul><li>Delay The Consequence </li></ul>
  4. 4. Locking in sadness/empathy <ul><li>Establishing that you care about their distress/problem </li></ul><ul><li>Sadness over bad decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Opens the mind to thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Avoids fight or flight </li></ul>
  5. 5. Enforceable Statements <ul><li>Basis for classroom policies </li></ul><ul><li>Only rules/procedures that are able to be carried out with logical consequences should be used </li></ul><ul><li>State what you will do not what they can’t do. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I take quiet students to …” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sharing Control <ul><li>Provide choices when it’s convenient and when you are comfortable about it. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide choices before they whine. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid allowing them to manipulate you. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Student/Teacher Relationships <ul><li>One Sentence Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Specific positive praise </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution Theory </li></ul>
  8. 8. Neutralizing Arguing <ul><li>Use one-liners </li></ul><ul><li>I respect you too much to argue </li></ul><ul><li>Smile </li></ul><ul><li>Post a sign for when you’re available to argue. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Anticipatory Consequence <ul><li>Deal with disruption with a delay </li></ul><ul><li>Empathy first </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences will happen, but “don’t worry about it until later” </li></ul>
  10. 10. References <ul><li>http://www. loveand logic.com </li></ul><ul><li>www. loveandlogic forum .com </li></ul>

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