When Im Angry/Frustrated Visual Calming Card- Modify simple steps to help students cope through overwhelming emotions. The visual pictures next to each step allow students to be able to do it independently.
Janina Fisher, PhD :: Resources - trauma memories as stored in the brain. We remember trauma in our body & with emotional reactions.
This simple chart may be so helpful to a student needing help with coping/ processing. This can be considered a differentiation for a student with challenging behavior and can offer support to him/her without rewards/ punishments! From Ross Greene
A big part of what we do with children is teach them safe and appropriate ways to cope and express themselves. This can help provide concrete examples during times when it is difficult to "find" a coping skill.