All grade levels. For working with students who have Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, mood disorders, or other emotional and behavioral disorders.
The book provides strategies for helping students control their emotional outbursts, overcome their struggles, and find success in school. Covers topics such as managing the classroom, dealing with homework problems, choosing from options such as time out or restraint to control behavior, helping kids develop self-advocacy strategies, and planning services and accommodations for these disorders. Includes numerous reproducible program forms to monitor, review, and help change behaviors.
Part I: Background and Perspective
- The Many Faces of Students With Challenging Behavior
- How to Use This Book
- Who Are These Kids?
- Learning From History
- How Have Children With Challenging Behavior Historically Been Served in School?
- History of Definition
- School Culture and Perception of Challenging Behaviors
- Adult Perceptions
- Perceptions About Socioeconomic Status, Race, Gender, and Giftedness and School Intervention
- Family Factors
- School Culture
Part II: Schools and Classrooms
- Schoolwide and Classroom Supports: Universal and Secondary Prevention Programs
- Top 10 Critical Quality Indicators for Schoolwide and Classroom Interventions
- Schoolwide and Classwide Supports
- Negative Effects of Removal From School
- Suspension and Expulsion
- Alternative Schools
- Physical Restraint
- Students With Disabilities, and Discipline
Part III: The Individual Child
- Evaluating Emotions and Behaviors
- What Is Evaluation?
- Formal Versus Informal Evaluation
- Functional Behavior Assessment
- Define the Behavior
- Develop the Hypothesis
- Conduct the Intervention With Fidelity
- Collect Data
- Eligibility: Qualifying for Services
- What Is Eligibility and Why Is It Important?
- What Laws Govern Eligibility Decisions?
- What if the Team Determines the Child Is Not Eligible?
- Involving Parents
- Individual Plans
- Relevant Factors
- The Individualized Education Program(IEP)
- The 504 Plan
- The Brain and Behavior
- Basic Assumptions
- Brain Structures
- The Brain and Behavior
- Early Intervention
- School Success and Interventions
- Role of the Parent
- Diagnoses: What Do They Mean?
- The Laundry List
- A Problem Becomes a Disorder
- What Is the DSM-IV-TR?
- What Is Oppositional Defiant Disorder?
- What Is a Conduct Disorder?
- Common Co-Occurring Conditions
- Giftedness and Behavior
- To Medicate or Not: Factors
- Types of Prescribing Doctors
- Symptoms That May Respond to Medication
- Self-Determination and Self-Advocacy
- Factors of Successful Transitions to Post-K-12 Schooling