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Evergreen: Authority Figures MUST Train to DeEscalate

As I’ve written before, I get it. I really, really do. Being in a position of authority, especially with teens is a constant tension. All day you get pushback and challenges, some are good-natured, some are intensely hurtful and personal, … Continue reading

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School Authorities Are Obligated to De-Escalate. Period.

Working with teenagers can really suck sometimes. It’s humbling and frustrating and it can drive you to drink. We were all teenagers of varying degrees of horrifying at some point. Even the most mild of teens can be a tad horrifying. … Continue reading

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