thinking and acting, and feeling and physiology.
When we use it with the foster children as well as teach the staff and foster parents, we use a car to illustrate how it works.
All behavior is chosen, and is the best behavior we could think of at the time. All behavior is purposeful and meaningful, even "crazy behavior".
If you can let that sink in for a while, you will begin to see that what we are trying to do is build relationships on honesty, communication, and from a standpoint without judgement and blame. The Behavior Car is next!