The Care recipient (cr) over reacts and needs help identifying and controlling inappropriate behaviors or reactions

Try: # write down acceptable ways of reacting to situations that cause the cr to have an outburst # ask the cr to help you write a list of good ways of reacting # find a quiet non-threatening place to complete this task # summarize cr’s point of view # ask the cr what is making him or her feel upset # minimize things that upset the cr # praise the cr when he or she acts appropriate # reward the cr with a favorite snack or activity # suggest that the cr write his or her feelings down in a notebook or journal # involve cr in physical exercise to minimize stress

Materials: # notebook or journal # pen pencil

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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