Educating Students with Behavior Disorders

ISBN-10: 020534075X

ISBN-13: 9780205340750

Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)

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This text emphasizes proven, classroom-based strategies for the assessment, management, and resolution of problem behaviors, better preparing preservice teachers for working with these students. Geared to the practical concerns of educators of students with behavior disorders, this text provides a balanced, data-based presentation of the best practices in the field. The authors identify specific problem behaviors as the primary points of reference to set the stage for a discussion of intervention alternatives, giving students detailed, targeted strategies for working with students. A brief review of the nature and characteristics of students with behavior disorders and a clear link between assessment and intervention offers students a classroom-friendly introduction to the subject.
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List price: $189.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/26/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 456
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Michael S. Rosenbergis Associate Professor of Computational Evolutionary Biology and Bioinformatics in the School of Life Sciences and the Center for Evolutionary Functional Genomics of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University.

Defining Behavior Disorders
Deviant Behavior of Normal Individuals
The Diversity of Theoretical Explanations of Behavior Disorders
Biophysical Explanations of Disturbed Behavior
Psychodynamic Explanations of Disturbed Behavior
Behavioral Explanations of Disturbed Behavior
Cognitive-Behavioral Explanations of Disturbed Behavior
Sociological Explanations of Disturbed Behavior
Ecological Explanations of Disturbed Behavior
An Alternative Approach
Prevalence of Behavior Disorders
High-Incidence Behavior Disorders
Hyperactive Behavior
Primary Behavioral Characteristics
Secondary Behavioral Characteristics
Course, Prognosis, and Outcome
Aggressive Behavior
Primary Behavioral Characteristics
Secondary Behavioral Characteristics
Rule-Breaking and Juvenile Delinquency
Characteristics of Rule-Breaking Behavior
The Legal Definition of Delinquency
Descriptive Classifications of Delinquency
Social Withdrawal
Primary Behavioral Characteristics
Secondary Behavioral Characteristics
Low-Incidence Behavior Disorders
Early Perspectives on Severe Behavior Problems of Childhood and Youth
Pervasive Developmental Disorder
Autistic Disorder
Aspergers Disorder
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
Early-Onset Schizophrenia
Primary Characteristics
Secondary Characteristics
Course and Prognosis
Standardized Instruments for Assessment and Classification
Purposes of Assessment
Identification and Classification of Disordered Behavior
Clinically Derived Classification Systems
Statistically Derived Classification Systems
Procedures for Identifying and Classifying Disordered Behavior
Screening Methods
Methods of Identification
Interpreting Assessment Outcomes
Assessment Needs of Teachers
Technical Adequacy
Assumptions Underlying Psycho educational Assessment
Functional Assessment
The Purpose and Steps in Functional Assessment
Functional Assessment Methods
Functional Analysis
Baseline Measurement
Goal Selection
Treatment Selection
Measurement during Treatment
Data-Reactive Decision Making
Summative Treatment Evaluation
Developing Individual Education Programs For Students With Behavior Disorders
Legally Mandated IEP Requirements
IEPs for Students with Behavior Disorders
Present Educational Levels
Annual Goals
Other IEP Requirements
Involving Parents in the IEP Process
IEP-Based Parent Involvement
Parent Involvement in Treatment
Managing Hyperactive Behavior
Biophysical Interventions
Drug Therapy
Dietary and Nutritional Approaches
Behavioral Interventions
Behavioral Control of ADHD.Managing Hyperactivity Through the Control of Antecedent Events
Cognitive-Behavior Modification
Applications of Cognitive Self-Instruction with Hyperactive Children
Self-Control Procedures
Combined Approaches
Other Therapies for Hyperactivity
Progressive Relaxation and Biofeedback
Reducing Exposure to Fluorescent Lights
Minimum Stimulation
Managing Aggressive Behavior
Psychodynamic Interventions
The Role of Anxiety
Milieu Therapy
Individual Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic Programs That Treat Aggressive Children
Empirical and Practical Considerations
Behavioral Interventions
Positive Treatments to Reduce Aggression
Positive Reinforcement Treatments
Self-Control and Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments
Self-Instructional Training (SIT).Multiple-Component Treatments
Punishment Treatments to Reduce Aggression
Comprehensive Behavioral Programs
Other Treatments for Aggressive Behavior
Managing Socially Withdrawn Behavior
The Nature of Social Withdrawal
Prevalence and Etiology
Identification of Social Withdrawal
Intervention Options
Teacher-Directed Interventions
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