Defiant, Manipulative Students Agenda
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-10:15 The Paradigm Shift in School Discipline
  • Obedience-Based vs. Responsibility-Based
  • Essentials of a Successful Learning Environment
  • Why Many School Discipline Methods Fail
  • What Impacts Student Learning the Most
  • Developing Self-Regulation Skills
  • Keys 4 Conversation
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Insights, Tips & Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Students
  • Clear Expectations
  • Consistency
  • Benefits for Changing Behavior
  • Reponse-Ability
  • Emotional Control
  • Leadership in Challenging Moments
12:00-1:00Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:15 Becoming a Master of Challenging Moments with Students
  • Five Key Steps for Transferring Behavior Ownership to the Student
  • Employing “Guided Conversations” to Address Critical Moments with Students
  • Building Your Personal Guided Conversation
  • Relying on Foundations
  • Do’s and Don’ts for Establishing Student Responsibility
2:30-3:30 Tying It All Together
  • Working with Four Types of Difficult Students
    • Defiant Students
    • Apathetic Students
    • Attention-Seeking Students
    • Manipulative Students
  • Roadmap to Responsibility
  • Closing the Six Common Exits
  • What Now?
3:45-4:15 Questions and Answers
(Optional Attendance)