Social-Emotional Learning

Young Exceptional Children: Addressing Challenging Behaviors

DEC’s Addressing Challenging Behaviors is #15 in its monograph series, Young Exceptional Children. This volume focuses on strategies that address the needs of young children who exhibit challenging behaviors. Topics include promoting social-emotional competence, creating accepting classroom environments, family involvement and collaboration, and more! Edited by Michaelene Ostrosky and Susan Sandall Sandall. 2013. 122 pages ISBN 978-0-9819327-8-1. #S6164 Bundle and save! The ...

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Webinar: Bullying and Suicide: Preventative Measures for Schools

In collaboration with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) Youth suicide is the third leading cause of death for children. Because being bullied is connected to self-harming behavior in children, schools are a logical place to intervene to reduce youth suicide. Yet although every state has passed legislation requiring bullying prevention in schools, only a few states mandate ...

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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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Self-Determination Strategies for Adolescents in Transition

This timely guide addresses transition to postsecondary education for students with learning disabilities, ADHJD, Asperger syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. This resource will be invaluable for educators, counselors, other disability service providers, and college instructors who work with these students. Over 25 years of research has shown that young adults who are more self-determined experience more positive life outcomes.  These case ...

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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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