9781462521296

Disruptive Behavior Disorders Evidence-Based Practice for Assessment and Intervention

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    9781462521296

  • ISBN10:

    1462521290

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-07-08
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Schools often resort to ineffective, punitive interventions for the 10% of K-8 students whose challenging behavior interferes with their own and their classmates' learning. This book fills a crucial need by describing ways to provide meaningful supports to students with disruptive behavior disorders. Prominent authority Frank M. Gresham weaves together current research, assessment and intervention guidelines, and illustrative case studies. He reviews a broad range of evidence-based practices and offers recommendations for selecting, implementing, and evaluating them within a multi-tiered framework. Coverage includes school- and home-based approaches, multicomponent programs, prevention strategies, and social skills training.

Author Biography

Frank M. Gresham, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and of APA Divisions 16 (School Psychology), 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics), and 53 (Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology), and is one of the few psychologists to be awarded Fellow status in the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Gresham is also a recipient of the Lightner Witmer Award and the Senior Scientist Award from APA Division 16. His research and more than 250 publications address topics including social skills assessment and training, response to intervention, and assessment and intervention for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. His books include Handbook of Evidence-Based Practices for Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, coedited with Hill M. Walker. 

Table of Contents

1. Characteristics, Correlates, Causes, and Outcomes of Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children and Youth
2. Evaluating, Selecting, and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in School Contexts: Key Issues and Recommendations
3. Evidence-Based Assessment Strategies: Screening, Identification, Progress Monitoring, and Outcomes
4. Issues and Guidelines in Implementing Interventions
5. Evidence-Based School Interventions: A Multi-Tiered Approach
6. Evidence-Based Home Interventions
7. Evidence-Based Multicomponent Interventions
8. Primary Prevention Strategies
9. Replacement Behavior Training Strategies
10. Case Study Applications for Best Practices
with Kelsey Hartman and Rachel Olinger Steeves
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