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Defusing Anger and Aggression

Safe Strategies for Secondary Educators. Staff learn 6 non-confrontational strategies for managing student anger and aggression. Learn ways to respond to problem behavior that will defuse situations and correct problems. 7 modules, 5 tests.

Dr. Geoff Colvin analyzes examples of aggressive behavior and describes effective strategies for defusing it. Educators watch six video examples of problem behavior and learn strategies to de-escalate the following behaviors.
> Managing off-task behavior
> Responding to provocative behavior
> Addressing disrespectful behavior
> Identifying and reducing agitation
> Establishing limits
> Disengaging from dangerous situations

Audience: Teachers and staff grades 7-12 Video runtime: 30 minutes
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever