Evidence Based Practices for Educating Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-27
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This new text for Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Methods courses aids its readers to become the most effective teachers of students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). The authors demonstrate how using only evidence-based educational practices will enable students with emotional and behavioral disorders to succeed in the classroom, becoming the best version of themselves. The text is a "how-to" for future teachers on planning, organizing, delivering individualized academic and behavior programming, and collecting data on their studentrs"s actual performance in the classroom to inform their future teaching and classroom decisions, all for the benefit of the EBD students they are privileged to teach. Highlights of this First Edition... An overview of the foundations of the field of Emotional and Behavioral Disordersequips students with the necessary background of the disorders to prepare them for the remaining content in the text and the experiences they will encounter in their future classrooms and work with EBD students. Content coverage in this section includes: the characteristics of students with EBD, assessment, the law, applied behavior analysis, positive behavior support, cognitive behavioral intentions, and social skills training. Coverage of what it means to use evidence-based practices and strategies for behavior managementwill help readers understand and learn to implement these techniques for classroom success. Discussion of the best academic interventions for students with EBDhelps readers review the principles of effective instruction and gain knowledge of the most current research in the field of EBD. The authors emphasize the underlying focus of how important it is for teachers to plan instruction and to collect individual data for monitoring each studentsrs" progress in the classroom. Throughout the text, readers will learn how the law affects and influences teaching strategy,aiding reader understanding that implementing only the best classroom practices, strategies, and procedures supported by current research is mandated by legislation, specificallyNo Child Left Behindand theIndividuals with Disabilities Act.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Definition of EBD
Classification of Students with EBD
Prevalence of EBD
Characteristics of Students with EBD
History and Development of the Field
Conceptual Models
Causal and Risk Factors
Interventions for Students with EBD
Placement Options for Students with EBD
Alternative Education Programs
Juvenile Justice
Mental Health
Legal Issues in Educating Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Disciplining Students with EBD
Managing Student Records
Reporting Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect
Teacher Liability for Student Injury and Misconduct
Assessment of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Assessment
Assessing Students in Special Education
Assessment and Intervention
Accountability in Special Education
Applied Behavior Analysis
History of ABA
Characteristics of ABA
Principles of Behavior
Applying the Principlies of Behavior
Defining and Describing Behavior
Assessing Behavior
Recording Systems
Graphing Data and Making Instructional Decisions
Using Positive Reinforcement to Change Behavior
Programming for Generalization
Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans
The Basis of FBA and Behavior Intervention Plans
Generic Methods for Completing an FBA
Experimental Methods
Positive Behavior Support and Behavior Intervention Plans
Characteristics of Behavior Intervention Plans
Building Positive Behavior Intervention Plans
Implementation Fidelity
Data Collection
Crisis Management
Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
Procedures of Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
Self Management Based Interventions
Verbal Mediation Based Interventions
Implementing Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
Generalization of Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
Social Skills Instruction
Formal Instruction of Social Skills
Social Skills Assessment
Informal Instruction of Social S
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