Strategies to Deescalate Aggression & Violence at School

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Which of the following strategies for deescalating violence involves working out the nervous energy created by excessive adrenaline?

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1. Which of the following strategies for deescalating violence involves explaining to the student consequences of their actions and possibly bringing in a third-party mediator?

2. Which of the following strategies for deescalating violence involves creating some sort of distraction to disrupt the brain's automatic response process?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about deescalating student aggression. Answer questions on key points like how to work off nervous energy and a tactic of explaining consequences to a student.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will cover the following:

  • A way of deescalating violence that would disrupt a process in the brain
  • How to prevent hyperventilation
  • Why self care is important

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on deescalating student aggression
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason self care is crucial for deescalating aggression
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the specific tactics of making sure student aggression doesn't get too out of hand

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson entitled Strategies to Deescalate Aggression & Violence at School. Use the following bullet points as a guide:

  • An example of when violence in school might erupt
  • Why it's important to understand violence
  • The fight-flight-freeze mechanism
  • A definition of hyperventilation
  • The function of adrenaline in the human brain
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