Level 3: These problems are easiest to identify and the easiest to handle, at least to the extent that specific procedures for helping students in crisis have been spelled out. Sometimes Public Safety may need to be called or the student referred to the judicial system for disciplinary action. Basically, you need to stay calm and know who to call for help. The information is outlined in the section of this pamphlet titled ASSISTANCE AND EMERGENCY REFERRALS.
In dealing with a student who shows Level 1 or Level 2 behavior, you have several choices. You can choose to not deal with it at all; deal directly with the request or disruptive behavior in a way that limits your interaction to the classroom issue; or you can deal with the situation on a more personal level.
If you chose to approach a student you're concerned about or if a student seeks you out for help with personal problems, here are some suggestions which might make the opportunity more comfortable for you and helpful for the student;
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