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Self-Regulation Agenda
8:00-8:30 Registration & Refreshments
8:30-10:00
  • What Makes Some Behaviors So “Difficult”?

  • Recognizing the Underlying (and Often Unseen) Causes
    of Difficult Behavior
  • Why So Many Current School/Classroom Discipline
    Methods Fail
  • The “Four R’s” and the “Missing R” of Working with
    Difficult Students
  • Addressing Three Levels of Challenge Intensity
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-12:00
  • Insights, Tips & Strategies
  • Attention-Seeking Students (Such as Self-Centered or
  • Narcissistic Students, Class Clowns & Grandstanders)
  • Manipulative Students (Such as Social/Emotional
  • Game-Playing, Bullying, Rumoring/Gossiping &
  • Persistently Dishonest Students)
  • Angry & Defiant Students (Such as Argumentative,
  • Authority-Testing & Resistant Students or Those with
    Temper Outbursts)
  • Apathetic Students (Such as Disengaged, Unmotivated,
  • Uncaring and Unresponsive Students)
12:00-1:00Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:15
  • Keys to Becoming a Master of Challenging Moments
  • Migrating from an Obedience-Centered Approach to a
  • Responsibility-Centered Approach
  • Employing “Guided Conversations” to Address Critical
    Moments
  • Five Key Steps for Transferring Ownership of the
    Behavior to the Student
  • Do’s and Don’ts for Establishing Student Responsibility
2:15-2:30Break
2:30-3:30 Tying It All Together
  • Helping a Team of Educators Build Stronger Insights
    and Commitments toward “Difficult Students”
  • Implementing Five Key Steps “in the Moment”
    Handling Particularly Challenging Issues with Students
  • Review of the Top 10 Insights and Practices
3:30-4:15 Networking Group Discussion
(Optional Attendance)