Care recipient (cr) often yells and threatens to get what he she wants

Try: Try to focus on the positive attributes of the bully and try to ignore the negative parts try to be confident and look cr in the eye speak in a calm and clear voice while asserting yourself by naming the behavior you don’t like and state what is expected instead try to create a distraction or change the subject try using humor or a well chosen word to disarm cr try giving cr cr’s ego what it needs for instance find something to praise cr fo give him her more credit and acknowledgement for things he she does well while this tactic is a little manipulatory it may decrease the number of times cr acts agressively and it allowed

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Personal, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: how to deal with difficult people part 2 – the bully by tony fiore 2005 available at www howtodealwithdifficultpeople com

Keywords: Yells yelling bullies threatens aggressive aggression upset mad angry challenging behavior frustrated frustration

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

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