Dignity and respect are experienced on a continual basis.
Trust and commitment are developed.
All relationships will be perfect.
Roles, goals, and boundaries are clearly defined.
Helping him/her express nonphysical communication may avoid harmful physical aggression.
Using his/her name may bring you to a personal level.
Distraction usually provides a long term solution.
Reflecting back to the person his/her own expressed thoughts and feelings in your own words may show you care.
Show you are paying attention through body language
Chart notes while you are listening
Pay attention to the person's nonverbal communication
Listen for the facts and feelings that are present in every communication
It can help identify factors that led up to the incident.
Whether or not people have de-escalated, it will always be a positive outcome.
It can help each person learn from the incident so he/she can make different choices in the future.
May re-traumatize someone who has experienced physical or sexual abuse.
May frighten the individual and cause them to escalate.
Helps build trust and autonomy.
Stimulation or Trigger
Talk to people so you can make them do what you want.
Manage your own behavior so you can help others.
Control other people.
Give people whatever they want.
They have to do what you say.
If they don't do what you say, they will be punished.
The reason behind the request.
If they do what you request, they can earn a reward.
Ask before touching.
Know where to touch (top of shoulder, between elbow and shoulder.
Use a controlling touch.
Touch for a short period of time (1-3 seconds)
People affected by sensory integration needs may perceive light touch as aversive.
Touch the person often without permission.
Something internal over which you have little or no ability to impact (e.g. pain, medication, illness, chemical dependency, worry, depression).
Something external, such as the environment (e.g. room size, noise, temperature, light, smells, weather, etc.)
An inability to effectively communicate (needs, desires, emotions, wants, etc.)
Being treated with fairness, consistency, dignity and respect.
Is a group of people with a common purpose working toward the same goal and results
Is relationships in action
Includes the individual receiving services
Does not require members to be trained and to practice
Is the collective knowledge and skills of a team of people ensuring a greater chance of success than a disorganized and disconnected approach where people do not work together.