Recently, I had the opportunity to collaborate with a Behavior Intervention Specialist to create a song to help various school professionals, including new staff, remember tips to dealing with challenging behaviors. It is always helpful to review how to handle behaviors and use the resources of other professionals that are working with our clients. In brainstorming, we wanted a song that people would know and could easily be remembered. We opted to go with doing a piggyback of Don’t Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin. The tips are outlined then a bit of additional information is given about each tip to round out each verse.
The first five tips are things to do to limit behaviors. The second five tips are what to do if students continue to display challenging behaviors.
10 Tips for Challenging Behaviors