Wikkie guidance strategies

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Wikkie guidance strategies

  1. 1. Major PositiveDiscipline Strategies
  2. 2. Guidance Strategies• Help children save face and preserve their dignity.• Set limits well.• Teach more helpful behaviour.• Set up practice sessions and give on the spot guidance.
  3. 3. Guidance Strategies• Give signals or cues for newly constructed behaviour.• Change something about a context or setting.• Identify problem ownership.• Give meaningful feedback to children.
  4. 4. Guidance Strategies• Identify mistaken goals and use encouragement.• Ignore behaviour (only when it is appropriate to do so).• Redirect very young children: Divert and distract.• Redirect older children: Use substitution.
  5. 5. Guidance Strategies• Listen actively.• Deliver I-messages.• Teach conflict resolution (problem solving).• Recognize signs of stress, anxiety, or strong emotion; prevent overstimulation; teach calming techniques.• Manage strong emotions responsibly.
  6. 6. Guidance Strategies• Listen actively.• Deliver I-messages.• Teach conflict resolution (problem solving).• Recognize signs of stress, anxiety, or strong emotion; prevent overstimulation; teach calming techniques.• Manage strong emotions responsibly.

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