Behavior

An Educator’s Guide to Bullying Prevention

Bullying is one of the most serious and pervasive problems in our schools today.  Children who are verbally taunted or attacked physically often refuse to go to school to avoid facing the prospect of bullying, thereby losing out on crucial instructional time and becoming even more emotionally removed from classmates, teachers and the school community. Academic, behavioral and physical problems ...

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Managing Challenging Behaviors in Schools

This book provides tested, easy-to-implement strategies for preventing problem behavior in the classroom and responding effectively when it does occur. Chapters describe specific steps that K-12 teachers and other school-based professionals can take to develop effective classroom rules and routines; plan suitably challenging instruction; and promote student engagement and motivation. Presenting a continuum of strategies from prevention to more intensive ...

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Strategies at Hand: Quick and Handy Positive Behavior Support

Strategies at Hand provides a quick overview of how to conduct a functional behavioral assessment, collect data, and much more. With this tabbed resource at their fingertips, teachers will never again have to search for effective behavior management strategies. The authors reintroduce the much-valued concept of convenience to teachers, paraprofessionals and related professionals who work with students with autism spectrum ...

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Dealing With Behavioral Disorders Laminated Card

Students with serious behavioral disorders present critical challenges for classroom teachers. These students may exhibit severe and socially-disruptive patterns, infringe on other students’ rights, disturb the classroom, and impede the learning process. This card presents in one, easy-to-access format, proven strategies for dealing with any student who exhibits behavioral difficulties, and offers specific interventions for some common but highly demanding ...

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Teaching Students Who Are Disturbed and Disturbing

The new edition of this valuable resource has been revised and updated to reflect recent changes in the education of students who have emotional and behavioral disorders.  This edition is intended to refocus the instruction of disturbed and disturbing students while accommodating the current realities of classroom teaching. Interventions are examined through case studies, activities, and examples. The first unit ...

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Discipline in the Secondary Classroom: A Positive Approach

This book is a treasure trove of practical advice, tips, checklists, reproducible, posters, and ready-to-use activities that will save secondary teachers time and help them become more effective educators.  Both new and seasoned teachers will find the book invaluable for designing a management plan that prevents problems, motivates students, and teaches them to behave responsibly.  Nine chapters cover everything from ...

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Webinar: Functional Behavioral Assessments of the Bullies and Bullied: Tiered Intervention Plans

Bullying is often considered a repetitive form of peer aggression, and aggressive behaviors are often evaluated successfully through functional behavior assessment (FBA). FBA can help identify the functions of bullying behaviors, as well as identify socially appropriate target skills. This webinar explores both general and targeted strategies for conducting a functional behavior assessment for bullying behaviors, as well as strategies ...

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Webinar: Increasing Your Students’ Odds of Success

In collaboration with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) As teachers, we know that no single strategy will work every time with every learner. Still, some practices are more likely than others to make a positive difference. You can stack the odds in your students’ (and your) favor by using the logic of probability to select evidence-based practices ...

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Webinar: Bullying Behavior: Prevention and Intervention

Reducing the bullying that occurs within the nation’s schools is essential to support the social and emotional development of school-aged youth. This webinar provides background information related to bullying, briefly highlights critical components of state and federal law, and introduces the complexities associated with the bullying dynamic, especially related to students with disabilities. In addition, you will learn targeted interventions ...

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Positive Alternatives to Restraint and Seclusion for Aggressive Kids

Positive Alternatives to Restraint and Seclusion for Aggressive Kids is a system for referral, assessment, planning and intervention with aggressive kids that reduces the use of restraint and seclusion. Document serious behaviors, examine the student’s need for self-regulation skills, choose from lessons, activities and strategies to develop self-regulation skills and track behavior improvement. The manual addresses emotional and behavioral self-control, ...

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Transition of Secondary Students with EBD, Second Edition

Addressing the successes students with emotional or behavioral disorders find within self-determined, normative settings, Transition of Secondary Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders establishes a clear design for a variety of education programs, settings, and perspectives to attain success. For educators, juvenile justice managers, mental health providers, vocational rehabilitation services and more, the lessons learned from this book’s contributors emphasize ...

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Child and Adolescent Suicidal Behavior: School-Based Prevention

Meeting a crucial need, this book distills the best current knowledge on child and adolescent suicide prevention into comprehensive guidelines for school-based practitioners. The author draws on extensive research and clinical experience to provide best-practice recommendations for developing schoolwide prevention programs, conducting risk assessments, and intervening at different levels of intensity with students at risk. Also presented are postvention procedures ...

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