An Award Winning Parent and Teacher Resource!
This informative book by Rachel Sperry, MSW, with the Devereux Center for Resilient Children, is designed to support all adults who interact with young children. This guide explains FLIP IT’s four simple steps to transform challenging behavior and support social skills for children, 3 through 8 years old. Teachers and parents can help children learn about their feelings and gain self-control by using the mnemonic: Feelings, Limits, Inquiries, Prompts. Learn to FLIP IT with the practice pictures, reflection activities and real life stories inside.
The original FLIP IT training curriculum was developed with the support of a one-year innovative grant from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services received by the Franziska Racker Centers (FRC). FRC is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for people with special needs in Ithaca, NY.
FLIP IT reminder resources provide visual cues that help FLIP IT users practice the four steps of FLIP IT. The FLIP IT reminder resources include:
FLIP IT® Poster
The FLIP IT Poster highlights the four steps; F — Feelings, L — Limits, I — Inquiries, P — Prompts.
It includes the definition for each step and sample lead-in phrases to provide a visual reminder of the FLIP IT steps for use in the classroom or home setting. The poster is in full color, 14″×20″ in size.
Cost: $20 for a set of 4 posters.
FLIP IT® Pocket Card
The FLIP IT Pocket Card also highlights the four steps of FLIP IT. The card easily fits in a pocket or badge holder, providing a convenient reminder for teachers and parents in any location! Cards are in full color, in two sizes, either 3.5″ x 2″ or 3″ x 5″.
Cost: $5 for a set of 20 pocket cards – 3.5″ x 2″ (Business card size)
$7 for a set of 20 pocket cards – 3″ x 5″ (Badge holder size)
The FLIP IT magnet provides a reminder lead-in phrase for the four FLIP IT steps. The magnet is great for refrigerators and file cabinets, providing a convenient reminder for teachers and parents! Magnets are in full color, 3.5 x 2.
Cost: $20 for a set of 20 magnets
FLIP IT® Bracelets
The FLIP IT bracelet provides a wearable reminder of the four FLIP IT steps. The bracelet is great to wear every day, providing a convenient reminder for teachers and parents! Bracelets are teal and say “ FLIP IT – Feelings, Limits, Inquiries, Prompts”
Cost: $20 for a set of 20 bracelets
Practice Picture FLIP® Book
25 challenging behavior photos to help you practice your FLIP IT responses. Sample FLIPS provided! Review and practice with the photos regularly to increase your speed and ensure that FLIP IT becomes second nature. Practice Picture FLIP Book is in full color.
Cost: $7.50 per book.