How to manage discharge behaviours in a busy classroom

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 In this episode Viv Trask-Hall talks to Liz Parks about discharge behaviours - the fight, flight and freeze responses. Viv explains the neuroscience that underlies these behaviours and also suggests some useful strategies for managing them. Also, we talk to three Thrive Licensed Practitioners about their Thrive rooms - how they created them and how they have adapted them during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Listen to learn:

  • An explanation of the neuroscience behind discharge behaviours
  • Why co-regulation is an effective response for staff and children
  • Examples of helpful phrases to de-escalate difficult situations
  • How building connections between the brain and body helps young people to self-regulate
  • Top tips for creating a great Thrive room 

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