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1. Identify the emotion, narrate how you think the child is feeling if she is too angry to verbalize the feelings himself/herself. a. You look like you’re really upset, are you angry? What’s happening? Ask questions and point out specific things that indicate the child’s anger (i.e. your face looks really angry, you’re crying, your fists are clenched). 2. Focus on addressing the emotion and helping the child de-escalate. Solicit and/or suggest ways to help the child calm down. For example: Facilitating deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, suggest kicking a ball against the wall for 5 minutes etc. If giving a time-out,...