Functional Behavioral Assessment and Function based Intervention

Author: Jolenea B. Ferro
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UOM:39015063333937
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

Written by the leading authorities in the field, this book presents a complete system for conducting FBA's, developing effective interventions, and implementing and monitoring those interventions. Utilizing step-by-step strategies with supporting examples, this book will first discuss the principles around behavior management, then show how behavior management relates to functional behavioral assessment, and then offer methods for developing effective funcational based interventions. General Inservice and Special Education teachers, school administrators, school psychologists and/or counselors, behavior specialists and other educational service agencies.

Lehrbuch der klinisch psychologischen Diagnostik

Author: Bernd Röhrle
Publisher: Kohlhammer Verlag
ISBN: 9783170227682
Release Date: 2008-07-10
Genre: Psychology

Dieses Lehrbuch gibt einen allgemeinen und systematischen Überblick zur klinisch-psychologischen Diagnostik. Dazu werden die wichtigsten Modelle, Aufgaben, Vorgehensweisen und Erhebungsformen vorgestellt sowie Informationen zu diagnostischen Strategien u. a. in der Verhaltenstherapie, der Gesprächspsychotherapie und in der Psychoanalyse gegeben. Außerdem vermittelt dieses Handbuch spezielle diagnostische Vorgehensweisen in den wichtigsten Störungs- und Praxisfeldern (z. B. affektive Störungen, Schizophrenie, Angststörungen, Aufmerksamkeitsstörungen, somatoforme Störungen, sexuelle Funktionsstörungen, Beziehungsstörungen, posttraumatische Belastungsstörungen, neuropsychologische Beeinträchtigungen, forensische Fragestellungen). Mit Verweisen auf weiterführende Literatur ist es als Kompendium für die tägliche klinisch-psychologische Arbeit unverzichtbar.

A Survival Guide for New Special Educators

Author: Bonnie S. Billingsley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118236925
Release Date: 2013-03-08
Genre: Education

What every special education teacher needs to know to surviveand thrive A Survival Guide for NewSpecial Educators provides relevant, practicalinformation for new special education teachers across a broad rangeof topic areas. Drawing on the latest research on special educatoreffectiveness and retention, this comprehensive, go-to resourceaddresses the most pressing needs of novice instructors, resourceteachers, and inclusion specialists. Offers research-based, classroom-tested strategies for workingwith a variety of special needs students Covers everything from preparing for the new school year tobehavior management, customizing curriculum, creating effectiveIEPs, and more Billingsley and Brownell are noted experts in special educatortraining and support This highly practical book is filled with checklists, forms, andtools that special educators can use every day to help ensure thatall special needs students get the rich, rewarding education theydeserve.

Introduction to School Psychology

Author: Matthew K. Burns
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190619329
Release Date: 2019
Genre: Education

The discipline of school psychology has been shaped over the course of its existence by a series of professional and scientific controversies, and by how researchers and practitioners have responded to those controversies. Should there be an entry-level degree requirement for school psychologists? What should a school psychologist's role be with regard to student mental health? Should school psychologists work outside of school settings? Designed for students entering school psychology training programs, Introduction to School Psychology: Controversies and Current Practice examines the debates that have influenced the nature and scope of the profession, and that continue to do so today. This edited textbook is divided into five sections, the first of which describes current practices. The second offers coverage of ethics and relevant legal concerns for school psychologists; cultural competence; and consultation. The third section provides readers with the theoretical foundations of practice and includes a brief chapter on theoretical orientations. The fourth and largest section of the book examines the controversies that shape practice, presenting chapters on idiographic and nomothetic approaches; diagnostic frameworks; assessment and treatment of behavioral disorders; and much more. The final section of the book focuses on contexts and the future of the profession, with chapters on practice in urban and rural communities, technology, and the Futures Conferences.

Practitioner s Guide to Functional Behavioral Assessment

Author: Stephanie M. Hadaway
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319237213
Release Date: 2015-10-28
Genre: Psychology

This practical guide introduces functional behavioral assessment as a critical tool in planning interventions to reduce disruptive and other problematic behaviors. The book offers proven methods and strategies as a four-stage protocol in an easy-to-follow format with checklists, Q&A sections, applications, and an extended case example including an assessment report and intervention plan. Step-by-step instructions are delivered in an accessible teaching style, making all phases of assessment equally manageable. And although functional behavioral assessment is typically associated with schoolchildren, this material is also useful for working with adults in residential and community settings. The Guide gives readers: The basics of functional behavioral assessment. Guidance in preparing for conducting a functional behavioral assessment. An overview of assessment methods: formal and informal measures, interview, and observation. A framework for translating assessment data into an appropriate intervention plan. In-depth understanding of the role of prevention in behavioral intervention. A kit of questionnaires, worksheets, and other ready-to-use resources. Practitioner’s Guide to Functional Behavioral Assessment is an essential resource for clinicians and related professionals as well as researchers and graduate students in school and clinical child psychology; behavior therapy; assessment, testing and evaluation; special education; and educational psychology.

Policy and Practice

Author: Thomas E. Scruggs
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 9781848553118
Release Date: 2009-03-11
Genre: Education

In the study of learning and behavioral disabilities, effective practice and public policy enacted to implement this practice are closely intertwined. This book contains topics that include educational equity, imputations of malice in social policy, and analytical discussions of Response to Intervention and No Child Left Behind legislation.

Counseling Boys and Young Men

Author: Suzanne Degges-White, PhD, LMHC-IN, LPC-NC, NCC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826109194
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Genre: Psychology

"Counseling Boys and Young Men provides a plethora of information and counseling techniques essential to the continued development of young men....The text serves as a noteworthy manual addressing the myriad of issues affecting young males in todayís society."--The Professional Counselor Journal This comprehensive guide to the unique challenges faced by boys and young men encompasses todayís most critical issues and presents effective, evidence-based strategies for treating them. Recognizing the specific needs of diverse young males, this text covers such contemporary issues as bullying and harassment, anger management, online gaming, addiction, pornography, and gang membership. The differences between the developmental issues of males and females are addressed, along with the emotional, intellectual, and physical changes boys experience as they move into adolescence. The difficulties counselors face in their efforts to access emotional expression in boys are discussed along with strategies to overcome these barriers. Each chapter includes a comprehensive case scenario that highlights the presenting issue, how the issue affects functioning, and how effective treatment is best implemented. Additional resources for more in-depth study are also included throughout the book. Key Features: Provides guidance to the unique psychological issues of boys and young men along with innovative, evidence-based treatment strategies Addresses such current topics as bullying/harassment, risk-taking behaviors, pornography addiction, gambling, single-parent families, and more Includes vivid case studies Explores such social issues as gang membership with a focus on helping young males revise their self-image and social networks

FBA and BIP

Author: Christine Ditrano
Publisher: Dude Publishing
ISBN: 1935609270
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Behavior modification

This laminated reference guide provides an efficient and effective template/model to conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP) that work. The focus of this guide is on developing team-based intervention plans for the students who require intensive, individualized behavioral intervention and includes: A team problem-solving approach to reduce behavior problems in schools A concise description of the steps to conduct FBAs How to transform FBA results into practical function-based interventions This valuable training tool helps teachers, school psychologists, guidance counselors, and administrators learn how to design effective behavioral interventions. It focuses on the value of preventing problem behaviors by changing the environment as well implementing function-based behavioral interventions. An essential tool for school staff that conduct FBAs and BIPs

Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology

Author: Andrew S. Davis, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826157378
Release Date: 2010-10-25
Genre: Psychology

ìBy far, the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of pediatric neuropsychology available in a single book today, Davis provides coverage of basic principles of pediatric neuropsychology, but overall the work highlights applications to daily practice and special problems encountered by the pediatric neuropsychologist.î Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD Texas A&M University "The breadth and depth of this body of work is impressive. Chapters written by some of the best researchers and authors in the field of pediatric neuropsychology address every possible perspective on brain-behavior relationships culminating in an encyclopedic textÖ. This [book] reflects how far and wide pediatric neuropsychology has come in the past 20 years and the promise of how far it will go in the next." Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, EdD, NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology "...it would be hard to imagine a clinical situation in pediatric neuropsychology in whichthis book would fail as a valuable resource."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "I believe there is much to recommend this hefty volume. It is a solid reference that I can see appreciating as a resource as I update my training bibliography."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society This landmark reference covers all aspects of pediatric neuropsychology from a research-based perspective, while presenting an applied focus with practical suggestions and guidelines for clinical practice. Useful both as a training manual for graduate students and as a comprehensive reference for experienced practitioners, it is an essential resource for those dealing with a pediatric population. This handbook provides an extensive overview of the most common medical conditions that neuropsychologists encounter while dealing with pediatric populations. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. It contains over 100 well-respected authors who are leading researchers in their respective fields. Additionally, each of the 95 chapters includes an up-to-date review of available research, resulting in the most comprehensive text on pediatric neuropsychology available in a single volume. Key Features: Provides thorough information on understanding functional neuroanatomy and development, and on using functional neuroimaging Highlights clinical practice issues, such as legal and ethical decision-making, dealing with child abuse and neglect, and working with school staff Describes a variety of professional issues that neuropsychologists must confront during their daily practice, such as ethics, multiculturalism, child abuse, forensics, and psychopharmacology

Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams

Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527690350
Release Date: 2014-10-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Nach ihren ersten zwei Wochen als neuer CEO von DecisionTech fragte sich Kathryn Petersen angesichts der dortigen Probleme, ob es wirklich richtig gewesen war, den Job anzunehmen. Sie war eigentlich froh über die neue Aufgabe gewesen. Doch hatte sie nicht ahnen können, dass ihr Team so fürchterlich dysfunktional war und die Teammitglieder sie vor eine Herausforderung stellen würden, die sie niemals zuvor so erlebt hatte ... In "Die 5 Dyfunktionen eines Teams" begibt sich Patrick Lencioni in die faszinierende und komplexe Welt von Teams. In seiner Leadership-Fabel folgt der Leser der Geschichte von Kathryn Petersen, die sich mit der ultimativen Führungskrise konfrontiert sieht: die Einigung eines Teams, das sich in einer solchen Unordnung befindet, dass es den Erfolg und das Überleben des gesamten Unternehmens gefährdet. Im Verlauf der Geschichte enthüllt Lencioni die fünf entscheidenden Dysfunktionen, die oft dazu führen, dass Teams scheitern. Er stellt ein Modell und umsetzbare Schritte vor, die zu einem effektiven Team führen und die fünf Dysfunktionen beheben. Diese Dysfunktionen sind: - Fehlendes Vertrauen, - Scheu vor Konflikten, - Fehlendes Engagement, - Scheu vor Verantwortung, - Fehlende Ergebnis-Orientierung. Wie in seinen anderen Büchern hat Patrick Lencioni eine fesselnde Fabel geschrieben, die eine wichtige Botschaft für alle enthält, die danach streben, außergewöhnliche Teamleiter und Führungskräfte zu werden.

FBA and BIP Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans

Author: Christine Ditrano
Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing
ISBN: 9781935609278
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Education

This laminated reference guide provides an efficient and effective template/model to conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP) that work. The focus of this guide is on developing team-based intervention plans for the students who require intensive, individualized behavioral intervention and includes: A team problem-solving approach to reduce behavior problems in schools A concise description of the steps to conduct FBAs How to transform FBA results into practical function-based interventions This valuable training tool helps teachers, school psychologists, guidance counselors, and administrators learn how to design effective behavioral interventions. It focuses on the value of preventing problem behaviors by changing the environment as well implementing function-based behavioral interventions. An essential tool for school staff that conduct FBAs and BIPs

Conducting School Based Functional Behavioral Assessments Third Edition

Author: Mark W. Steege
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462538737
Release Date: 2019-02-20
Genre: Education

This indispensable manual takes school practitioners step by step through conducting functional behavioral assessments and using them to plan effective interventions. The authors present a cogent rationale for the use of functional behavioral assessment (FBA), clearly explaining its advantages over traditional approaches to dealing with problem behavior. Basic terms and procedures are defined and the process of working with individual students is described in depth. Bringing concepts to life with realistic case examples, the authors also include a variety of sample FBA reports and corresponding positive behavior support plans. A Q&A chapter offers straightforward answers to practitioners' frequently asked questions. Perhaps most important, the volume provides all of the tools needed to complete a reliable and valid FBA, including forms, questionnaires, and worksheets, with a large-size format and lay-flat binding for ease of photocopying.

Practical Handbook of School Psychology

Author: Gretchen Gimpel Peacock
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462507771
Release Date: 2012-07-20
Genre: Education

Bringing together leading authorities, this concise, state-of-the-science Handbook delves into all aspects of problem solving-based school psychology practice. Thirty-four focused chapters present data-based methods for assessment, analysis, intervention, and evaluation, with special attention given to working in a response-to-intervention framework. Tools and guidelines are provided for promoting success in key academic domains: reading, writing, and math. Social-emotional and behavioral skills are thoroughly....