Pediatric Rehabilitation & Education Standard Behavior Definitions

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Major Behavior Problems

Drug/Alcohol Seeking and Use: Any attempts to acquire or use alcohol, illegal drugs, or controlled substances without a prescription.

Elopement: Any actual or attempt to leave FINR grounds, or area of supervision while in the community, and/or failure to report in 30 minutes beyond the student's level of supervision.

Inappropriate Sexual Behavior: Any attempt to expose one's own private body parts or touch one's own private body parts while in the presence of other people, or any attempt to touch another person's private body parts.

Physical Aggression: Any behavior directed at another person that may result in physical contact (either directly or by way of an object) that may inflict bodily injury or damage to clothing.

Self-Injurious Behavior: Any behavior direct at oneself that may result in physical contact (either directly or by way of an object) that may inflict bodily injury.

Property Destruction: Any behavior direct at an object that may result in physical contact (either directly or by way of another object) that may inflict damage to the object.

Verbal Threat: Any verbal statement or gesture directed at another person that suggests that the person will engage in behavior directed at another person that may result in physical contact (either directly or by way of an object) that may inflict bodily injury or damage to clothing.

Provoking: Any behavior directed at another person that result in that person immediately engaging in major problem behavior.

False Allegations: Any verbal statements accusing staff/other students of engaging in unprofessional, unethical, abusive, or neglectful conduct that, following internal or external FINR investigation, prove to be untrue.

Minor Behavior Problems

Verbal Aggression: Any verbal statements or gestures including the use of vulgar, explicit, or profane language directed at another person, excluding verbal threats

Profanity: Any verbal statements including the use of vulgar, explicit, or profane language that is not directed at another person.

Malicious Gossip: Any verbal statements about staff or other students concerning their personal business or protected health information that may or may not be true, but violate the other person's right to privacy, dignity, and respect.

Instigating: Any behavior directed at another person that could have, but did not, result in that person immediately engaging in major problem behavior.

Inappropriate Sexual Comments: Any verbal statements of sexually explicit or provocative content

Room-Violation: Any actual or attempt to enter another student's bedroom or staff office without prior consent from that student, staff, or approval from assigned staff.

Escape: Any actual or attempt by the student to leave his/her area or level of supervision, but not meeting criteria for elopement This excludes leaving area of supervision in community, which constitutes elopement.

Non-Compliance: Failure to follow staff/teacher instructions, failure to follow program/school rules, or to complete assigned tasks.

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