Behavior

Webinar: Executive Function Deficits: Evidence-based Practices to Help All Learners Access Core Curriculum

Do you work with disorganized, inflexible, impulsive students who struggle with planning and problem solving? Executive function (EF) skills are a collection of mental processes that assist individuals in organizing, planning, problem solving, and self-regulating. EF challenges are unique to each individual, are unrelated to motivation and intellectual abilities, and can significantly affect everyday functioning at school, work, community, and ...

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School-Based Observation: A Practical Guide to Assessing Student Behavior

Widely used to assess social–emotional and behavioral referral concerns in grades PreK–12, systematic direct observation is an essential skill for school psychologists and other educators. This accessible book helps practitioners conduct reliable, accurate observations using the best available tools. Chapters present effective coding systems for assessing student classroom behavior, the classroom environment, behavior in non-classroom settings, and behavior in a ...

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Webinar: Behavioral Strategies to Promote Success for Students with Exceptionalities

Special education teachers are often referred to as the “campus expert” for all behavioral concerns occurring within the school, but may not always feel prepared to serve as the resident behavioral expert. In this webinar, you’ll learn about several behavioral strategies that have shown support for promoting student engagement, increasing student compliance, and enhancing social success. After this webinar, you will ...

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Evidence-Based Strategies for Effective Classroom Management

Classroom management is critical to successful teaching, but many K–12 teachers struggle with it. Evidence-Based Strategies for Effective Classroom Management distills the research into easy-to-implement strategies teachers can use to promote a productive and safe learning environment. Chapters provide evidence-based guidelines for implementing classwide prevention strategies, token economies, group contingencies, and self-management interventions. Procedures for evaluating intervention effectiveness and individualizing ...

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Managing Classroom Behaviors Using an RTI/MTSS Framework

Designed for use by teachers, this 6-page, quick-reference laminated guide by Jim Wright, founder of Intervention Central (www.interventioncentral.org), describes a range of evidenced-based Tier 1 (whole-class) RTI/MTSS strategies and interventions to prevent and manage disruptive or inappropriate classroom behaviors. Topics include teaching and reinforcing behavioral expectations; making instruction engaging and effective; developing effective teacher-student communication; strategies for dealing with non-compliant ...

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What School Counselors Need to Know About Special Education

School counselors, along with principals, are throughout the United States the individuals primarily responsible for ensuring that students who require classroom accommodations under a Section 504 Plan are appropriately serviced. Counselors also sit on multidisciplinary team meetings, crisis intervention teams, and IEP teams – and are essential to the development of schoolwide positive behavior support programs. However, many school counselors ...

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Interventions for Disruptive Behaviors: Reducing Problems and Building Skills

Children and adolescents with disruptive behavior disorders struggle both in and outside the classroom. This book gives school practitioners vital tools for supporting students’ positive behavior as well as their academic and social success. Chapters review effective behavioral interventions at the whole-class, targeted, and individual levels; parent training programs; and strategies for building adaptive skills. Core evidence-based techniques are illustrated ...

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Teaching Behavior: Managing Classrooms Through Effective Instruction

Every teacher knows that the perfect lesson plan is useless without effective classroom management. But what’s the best way to foster student engagement, differentiate instruction, handle disruptive students, and promote positive behavior? The answer is in how you teach. Teaching Behavior goes well beyond setting classroom rules, communicating consequences, and providing the usual tips on engaging students and building relationships. ...

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Behavior Bunch

Buy together and SAVE! This collection provides both an introduction to essentials of classroom behavior management and guidance in establishing and maintaining schoolwide positive behavior programs and supports. This set includes: When Behavior Makes Learning Hard (with fillable forms on a CD!) A collection of articles relating to PBIS from CEC’s research-to-practice journal TEACHING Exceptional Children The PBIS Team Handbook Managing ...

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Recognize, Respond, Report: Preventing and Addressing Bullying of Students with Special Needs

Bullying in schools is a national problem that affects a high percentage of students with disabilities. This ready-to-use guidebook gives K–12 educators, administrators, and school counselors the research-based interventions they need to stop bullying in its tracks—and prevent it before it starts. Recognize, Respond, Report presents the core components of preventing and addressing bullying and disability-based harassment at the district ...

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Functional Communication Training for Problem Behavior

Children and adolescents with moderate and severe disabilities often have communication challenges that lead them to use problem behavior to convey their desires. Functional Communication Training delineates an individualized instructional approach that teaches children socially acceptable communicative alternatives to aggression, tantrums, self-injury, and other unconventional behaviors. The authors provide accessible, empirically based guidelines for implementing FCT, and tips for overcoming ...

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Assessment for Intervention: A Problem-Solving Approach, 2nd edition

Problem-solving assessment is an essential component of multi-tiered systems of support such as response to intervention (RTI) and positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS). This authoritative work provides a complete guide to implementing a wide range of problem-solving assessment methods: functional behavioral assessment, interviews, classroom observations, curriculum-based measurement, rating scales and cognitive instruments. Prominent experts demonstrate the key role of ...

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Webinar: Teaching Emotional Regulation: Essential Skills for Students with Disabilities

Schools are faced with a growing population of students who require significant behavioral interventions. However, current special education supports are not designed to address the complicated needs of students with ASD and other emotional and behavioral disabilities. Join us and learn about new compelling research in the area of Emotional Regulation that shows impacted brain region leading to a more ...

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Webinar: Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues: What We Need to Know

This webinar will highlight the important topics discussed in the book Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood. You will learn the best practices for recognition of mental health issues in children, sources of challenging behaviors, and promoting social emotional health and appropriate behaviors in children. After this webinar, you will be able to: Identify the major causes ...

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FBA to Z: Functional Behavior and Intervention Plans for Individuals with ASD

FBA to Z is a practical guide to developing comprehensive behavior intervention plans that highlight the need to understand an individual’s unique needs and strengths within each phase. Using a case study throughout the book, the authors address the unique characteristics of individuals with ASD, ultimately resulting in the development of comprehensive, meaningful, and effective interventions, based on the specific ...

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