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Supporting students with emotional and behavioral problems : prevention and intervention strategies / by Lee Kern, Ph. D., Lehigh University ; Dr. Michael P. George, Lehigh University ; and Dr. Mark D. Weist, University of South Carolina.

Kern, Lee, author. (Author). George, Michael P., author. (Added Author). Weist, Mark D., author. (Added Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville 371.94 KERN (Text) 34706001515149 Non-Fiction 300-399 Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County 371.94 KER (Text) 78731000499040 Adult Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781598578065
  • ISBN: 1598578065
  • Physical Description: xxi, 277 pages ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / Tim Lewis -- Foreword / Susan Rodge -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. School Behavior Problems and Models of Prevention and Intervention -- 2. Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support -- 3. Assessing the Classroom Environment -- 4. Managing Classroom Behavior -- 5. Effective Instructional Practices -- 6. Promoting Student Social Skills -- 7. Preparing for Intensive Intervention -- 8. Conducting a Functional Behavioral Assessment -- 9. Developing an Assessment-Based Support Plan -- 10. Measuring Behavior Change -- 11. Enhancing Student Connectedness to School -- 12. Interventions to Address Mental Health Needs.
Summary, etc.: "Severe social, emotional, and behavioral challenges can be major obstacles to your students†academic success. Break down those barriers with the research-based interventions in this book, your guide to addressing serious problem behaviors in K-12 classrooms. Aligned with recommended practices for schoolwide positive behavior supports (SWPBS), this book presents a highly effective tiered approach that helps you develop school- and class-wide interventions and match behavior interventions to each student†needs. Developed by trusted PBS experts and packed with concrete strategies, this essential resource will prepare teachers to prevent and reduce severe behavior problems, improve students†social interactions, and increase academic engagement. A must for both preservice and in-service educators! THE GUIDE YOU NEED TO: Improve the behavior of students with or without a specific diagnosis Boost your behavior management skills and empower yourself to take action Assess and improve your classroom environment, including physical setup, routines, and emotional climate Prevent behavior problems by keeping students engaged and motivated during instruction Directly teach social skills during your everyday classes and routines Identify student mental health problems and select appropriate interventions Determine when a student needs Tier 2 intervention or more intensive Tier 3 supports Conduct functional behavioral assessments and use them to develop support plans Select and use a behavioral management system to track your students†progress PRACTICAL MATERIALS: Real-world strategies, case studies, forms, and reflection activities that can be used right away in the classroom and across various school settings."-- Provided by publisher.
"This book provides educators with practical, simple step-by-step strategies to address serious problem behaviors, framing interventions within a tiered approach focused on prevention and positive approaches. Although the book primarily presents intervention strategies for students with significant emotional and behavioral problems, these interventions are applicable for children with and without a diagnosis of emotional behavior disorder and also can be used to target less severe behavior problems. This cost-efficient, proactive framework helps prevent the development of more severe behavioral issues and sets the stage for an assessment-based, proactive, and functional approach to addressing serious behavior problems. The book includes case stories, teacher reflections, forms, and ready-to-implement intervention approaches and strategies for both the classroom and school setting"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mentally ill children > Education.
Problem children > Behavior modification.
Behavior therapy for children.
EDUCATION > Special Education > Social Disabilities.
EDUCATION > Classroom Management.

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