Safe and Healthy Schools Practical Prevention Strategies

ISBN-10: 1593851057

ISBN-13: 9781593851057

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jeffrey R. Sprague, Hill M. Walker

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List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 12/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Jeffrey Sprague PhD, is Associate Professor of Special Education and Codirector of the Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior at the University of Oregon. In 2001, Dr. Sprague worked with the Oregon legislature to establish the Oregon Center for School Safety. Previously a classroom teacher and a school behavioral consultant, Dr. Sprague was also the Director of the Center for School and Community Integration at the Indiana University Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities. He has directed federal, state, and local research and demonstration projects related to whole-school discipline, youth violence prevention, alternative education, juvenile delinquency prevention, school inclusion, school-to-work transition and employment, school systems change, and self-advocacy. His research activities encompass applied behavior analysis, positive behavior supports, functional behavioral assessment, school safety and violence prevention, and juvenile delinquency. A contributor to "Early Warning, Timely Response," and the "President's Annual Reports on School Safety" in 1998, 1999, and 2000, he has recently written a white paper on school safety for Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers' School Safety Coalition, as well as the bookSafe School Design(with Tod Schneider and Hill M. Walker). Hill M. Walker, PhD, is Professor of Special Education, Codirector of the Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior, and Director of the Center on Human Development in the College of Education at the University of Oregon. He has a long-standing interest in behavioral assessment and in the development of effective intervention procedures for use in school settings with a range of behavior disorders. He has been engaged in applied research throughout his career, and his research interests include social skills assessment, curriculum development and intervention, longitudinal studies of aggression and antisocial behavior, and the development of early screening procedures for detecting students who are at-risk for social/-behavioral adjustment problems and/or later school dropout. His most recent books includeInterventions for Academic and Behavior Problems II(coedited with Mark Shinn and Gary Stoner) and the second edition ofAntisocial Behavior in School(coedited with Elizabeth Ramsey and Frank M. Gresham).

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