Introduction to Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Introduction to Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

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Focusing on today's realities in the schools and in society, this practical book will assist general and special education teachers of preschool through Grade 12 to recognize conduct that may lead to academic underachievement and emotional/ behavioral problems. A knowledge of the symptoms of such disorders can lead to appropriate interventions that reduce problem behavior, increase socially acceptable behavior, and improve academic performancea€”without recourse to ineffective punishment. Coverage examines common disorders such as autism and ADD/ADHD, along with such conditions as Tourette syndrome, gangs, eating disorders, depression, and others that may lead to learning and behavioral problems. The author presents the characteristics of each disorder, offers observable behaviors and assessment methods, and suggests positive, proactive classroom management strategies designed to teach appropriate replacement skills for undesirable behaviors. For general and special education teachers in the pre-and elementary school levels.Dodge, K. A. (1993). ... Hoyert, D. L., Arias, E., Smith, B. L., Murphy, S. L , aamp; Kochanek, K. D. (2001, September) Deaths: Final data for 1999. National Vital ... Sports \llustrated, 84(21), 24-30. McCallum, 1. ... (1999). 1llusions: An informative guide about alcohol and other drugs. ... Retrievable from centers/ csat2002/pubs/ms922.pdf National Criminal lustice Reference Service ( 2001a).

Title:Introduction to Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Author:Mary M. Jensen
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2004


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