The teacher plays an essential role in developing a behavioral modification plan for a student with challenging behaviors. The teacher is the person who sees the child every day. The teacher knows what behaviors the child displays as well as what modifications have and haven’t worked.
However, the teacher should not be developing this plan alone. The teacher should consult with the school psychologist, the guidance counselor, other members of the grade level team, teachers from previous years, and the parents or guardians of the student. It is possible the principal should also be involved. By bringing all these people together, the teacher will gather the knowledge and expertise of all stakeholders involved. Once all the input is provided, the teacher, along with the entire group involved, will be able to develop a plan to attempt to modify the behavior of the student.
Once the plan is developed, the teacher, select school personnel, and the parents or guardians will meet with the...
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