Behavior

Webinar: What Principals Need to Know about Discipline and Students with Disabilities

We all want safe schools, and principals need to keep order-and student with disabilities, including emotional and behavioral disorders, need an education. In this program, you’ll hear about steps and strategies principals and assistant principals need to consider in order to implement whole-school discipline plans. You’ll analyze the rules about discipline for students with disabilities, and discover why they can ...

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Webinar: Ethical Treatment of Challenging Behavior in Students with Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities

In collaboration with the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD) Students with autism, intellectual disability, or other developmental disabilities often display behaviors that act as barriers to social, academic, and adaptive development. Many traditional methods to reduce challenging behaviors, such as punishment and other aversive interventions, are now widely recognized as unethical, and often are illegal. In this program, ...

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Webinar: Check-In/Check-Out for Students with Challenging Behaviors

In collaboration with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) Are your students productively engaged and participating in instruction as you want them to? If not, this program is for you! It will give you another strategy for your toolkit of evidence-based practices to maximize appropriate student engagement and outcomes. You’ll hear the details of the traditional check-in/check-out (CICO) ...

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Managing the Cycle of Meltdowns for Students With ASD

This book outlines practical steps for preventing and responding to the various phases of meltdown behavior in students with ASD. This practitioner-friendly guide provides special and general education teachers with his seven-phase positive behavior support model that includes interventions for each phase. Readers will also find: An overview of the nature of autism and meltdown phases; Case studies with examples ...

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Webinar: Stress, Burnout, and Working with Children with EBD

In collaboration with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) It’s no surprise that teachers-especially in their first five years in the classroom-experience elevated levels of stress. And teachers who work with children with emotional-behavioral disorders (EBD) deal with an extra layer of challenge on top of the paperwork, large caseloads, lack of resources, and high-stakes tests that affect ...

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FBA and BIP: Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavioral Intervention Plans

Behavioral problems in the classroom can interfere with learning for the child with behavior problems as well as for other students in the class. By conducting functional behavior assessments (FBA) and developing behavior intervention plans (BIP), student support teams can provide effective, targeted interventions to students who require intensive behavioral support. Revised in 2106, FBA and BIP:  Functional Behavioral Assessment ...

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Webinar: Behavior Management Basics

In collaboration with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) This webinar is for any teacher who wants to spend more time teaching and less time addressing students’ challenging behaviors. You’ll get a quick, practical review of positive behavioral techniques that can be applied to behaviors ranging from low-level distractions to angry or aggressive outbursts. Cheryl George, a behavioral ...

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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: 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: Protecting Children with Disabilities from Abuse: Strategies for Grades K-7

In collaboration with the Division for Communicative Disabilities and Deafness (DCDD) Children with disabilities experience abuse at rates three to four times higher than their nondisabled peers. As children age, their risk for abuse changes as they interact with more people in increasingly diverse contexts. Given the significant, lifelong, negative impact of abuse on children’s learning potential, social behaviors, and ...

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