For courses in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Methods.
With an emphasis on effective instruction, this text uncovers evidence-based practices that are most effective for teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders.
This text’s practitioner-friendly style places emotional and behavioral disorders within the context of the classroom and includes information on managing student behavior, teaching students with behavior disorders and developing students' individualized education programs. This edition includes more information on transition plans for older students, techniques for promoting positive student behavior in non-classroom settings, procedures for improving school-family collaboration and information on frequently used psychoactive medications. Chapters are filled with useful advice for teachers and cover important topics such as assessment, law, social skills training, and academic interventions.
Part 1 Foundations
1 Introduction to Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
2 Legal Issues in Educating Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
3 Assessment of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
4 Applied Behavior Analysis
5 Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans
6 Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
7 Social Skills Instruction
8 Developing Educationally Meaningful and Legally Sound Individualized Education Programs
Part 2 Classroom and Behavior Management
9 Classroom and Behavior Management I: Preventing Problem Behavior in the Classroom
10 Classroom and Behavior Management II: Responding to Problem Behavior
11 Classroom and Behavior Management III: Intervening with Problem Behavior
Part 3 Teaching Students with EBD
12 Teaching Students with EBD I: Effective Teaching
13 Teaching Students with EBD II: Evidence-Based Instructional Procedures
14 Teaching Students with EBD III: Planning Instruction and Monitoring Student Performance
Appendix A Psychoactive Drugs
Chapter 8 includes more information on individualized transition plans for older students and addresses an important requirement of IEPs for students age 14 and above.
Chapter 8 provides a simple and effective method for converting goals into short-term objectives and shows how to easily align with state-specific IEP requirements.
Chapters 5, 6, 7, 11, & 14 include easy-to-use data collection and interpretation methods which show teachers how to collect and use data to monitor student progress and make instructional decisions.
Includes new material such as:
Information on the use of student accommodations in state-wide testing—Chapter 3.
Procedures to increase meaningful school-family collaboration—Chapter 8
Techniques to promote positive student behavior in nonclassroom settings (e.g.hallway, bus, and lunchroom)—Chapters 9 & 10
Information on the most frequently used psychoactive medications—Appendix A
Uses a practitioner-friendly writing style that places emotional and behavioral disorders within the context of education instead of psychology.
Concentrates on research-based methods for educating students with emotional and behavioral disorders including techniques for managing student behavior, teaching students with behavioral disorders and developing students' individualized education plans.
Offers useful advice for teachers regarding important topics such as assessment, law, applied behavior analysis, positive behavioral support, cognitive behavioral interventions, and social skills training.
Includes a section on academic interventions for students with EBD thatreviews the principles of effective instruction, examines the research on teaching reading, writing, mathematics and study skills and emphasizes the importance of planning instruction and collecting data to monitor student progress.
Tackles all aspects of IEP development from maintaining student records to avoiding liability to developing educationally meaningful and legally sound IEPs.