For courses in Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.
This best-selling text has a long-standing reputation for trusted research, a teacher-focused presentation, and clear explanations of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD).
Streamlined in this edition, the text examines the background of EBD, the origins of disordered behaviors, types of disorders, and the procedures and problems associated with assessment. Taking an educator focus, the text offers a coherent conceptualization of the problems that students with EBD encounter and the common challenges for their teachers. It launches readers into self-questioning and prompts them to think critically about behavior and its contexts. This edition includes over 150 new references, a unified chapter on assessment, a new emphasis on teaching social skills and a separately available companion casebook filled with cases and interviews from teachers in the field.