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Second Step Strategies

Staff Members at Fernwood Elementary will be using common language to teach students strategies to Problem Solve and Calm Down.

Problem-Solving Steps:

Say the problem
Without blame

Think of solutions
Safe and respectful

Explore Consequences
What would happen if...

Pick the best solution
Make your plan

 

How to Calm Down:

Stop
Use your signal

Name
Your feeling

Calm Down
Breathe, count, use positive self-talk

Photo of badges carried by some staff members with common language used to help student's with coping and problem solving
Photo of badges carried by some staff members with common language used to help student's with coping and problem solving