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Tier I Interventions for Lack Of Responsibility

Before you start, a few important points:
*Try multiple interventions
*Each intervention must be tried for at least 2 weeks
*Collect and track specific data on each intervention tried and the effect of each intervention over the time it was implemented
*After at least 6 weeks, you may consider moving to tier 2 interventions. You must submit your tier 1 data to and speak with your building administrator before moving to tier 2 as well.


Tier I interventions for Lack Of Responsibility:

  • Alternative modes of completing assignments
  • Assign a classroom job
  • Call parent or note home
  • Card Flip
  • Clear, consistent, and predictable consequences
  • Daily planner
  • Do unfinished work during recess or unstructured time
  • Logical consequence
  • Natural consequences
  • Simple reward system
  • Take away privileges
  • Talk away unstructured or free time
  • Talk one on one with student
  • Talk to parent
  • Teach conflict resolution skills
  • Teach coping skills
  • Teach organizational skills
  • Teach relationship skills
  • Teach relaxation techniques
  • Teach social skills
  • Visual schedule