Basic Steps for time-outs:
If they cry and beg you not to go:
During the time-out:
Returning From Time Out and when you are reasonably calmer:
Basic Communication Skills
When you are ready to talk, you can use this formula:
Remember: You don't always get what you want. This is because others have choices too.
COMMON CONSEQUENCES FOR NOT TAKING TIMEOUTS
You are now triggered, yelling, hurtful, and talking does not help.
TIME OUT NOW BEFORE
ITS TOO LATE
Get in a calmer state of mind.
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STEPS TO A SAFE TIMEOUT
Time out is an action to keep yourself and others safe and stop from hurting others
or making the situation worse.
Pay attention to your tone of voice and stress level. Do HALT and self care and let it go!
You are already causing serious harm here, verbally and mostlikely physically.
Do I feel:
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