Building on the success of The Behavior Code, Minahan provides an essential guide for educators seeking additional help in supporting students with mental health disorders. She leads readers step-by-step through the creation of successful intervention plans, as well as strategies and tools that can be customized for your students.
Based on a collaboration dating back nearly a decade, the authors--a behavioral analyst and a child psychiatrist--reveal their systematic approach for deciphering causes and patterns of difficult behaviors and how to match them with proven strategies for getting students back on track to learn. The Behavior Code includes user-friendly worksheets and other helpful resources.
Author: Laura A. Riffel
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release Date: 2011-05-04
Help students move from the “red zone” to the success zone! How would you respond to a student who has tantrums or hits other students? These and other extremely challenging behaviors are identified as tertiary level or “red zone” by the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) model. Laura A. Riffel describes in teacher-friendly terms how to use this model to create an intervention plan to modify behavior that disrupts learning. Research-based tools for general and special educators, administrators, and counselors include: A data-driven approach to solving problems Techniques and strategies for collecting and analyzing data Methods for teaching replacement behavior Examples that show how to modify consequences
Author: Michelle R. Davis
Release Date: 2011
This guide gives parents and teachers of students with conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, mood disorders, or other emotional and behavioral disorders the strategies they need to help these kids overcome their struggles and find success in school.
Author: Eli R. Lebowitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-04-30
"Lebowitz and Omer have taken the latest and most relevant scientific research and synthesized it into an essential read for caregivers of anxious children. Treating Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: A Guide for Caregivers provides an 'inside look' at the nuts and bolts of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for childhood anxiety—the treatment of choice among leading researchers and experts. The book is filled with analogies, examples, and practical advice that professionals and parents will refer back to over and over again." —Candice A. Alfano, PhD; Director, Sleep and Anxiety Center for Kids (SACK) Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Houston Practical real-life solutions for children living with anxiety Focusing on the special role of the caregiver in achieving successful treatment Focusing on the treatment of childhood anxiety, both in one-on-one therapist to child treatment and within the family, Treating Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: A Guide for Caregivers adopts an integrated approach presenting novel strategies to help mental health professionals and families create change and momentum in otherwise stagnant situations. This empowering guide offers practical, evidence-based, and theory-driven strategies for helping children to overcome anxiety, even if they resist treatment. Uniquely providing concrete advice for both the therapeutic and home environment, this insightful book covers: What to do when anxiety takes over the family School phobia and school refusal Working with highly dependent young adults Parental support and protection Creating and maintaining family boundaries A walk-through of The Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) Program Cognitive, behavioral, physiological, and emotion-based tools for treating anxiety Medication for childhood anxiety
Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-08-18
Working with students who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) presents unique challenges for educators. This valuable resource provides general and special education professionals with an understanding of ADHD and appropriate strategies to help children participate in the classroom experience and develop to their fullest potential. Aligned with the reauthorization of IDEA 2004, Classroom Management Techniques for Students With ADHD presents practical, nuts-and-bolts methods and a concise glossary for teaching and working with this unique group of students. The authors, recognized experts in the field, succinctly cover: The characteristics of ADHD The processes and legal requirements for identifying students with ADHD Understanding different treatment options and how students are diagnosed Instructional techniques and behavioral interventions Classroom accommodations and modifications Use this indispensable text to help you work effectively with parents, other professionals, and the outside community in fostering successful learning experiences for students with ADHD.
Author: Kaye Otten
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-11-08
Interventions for students who exhibit challenging behavior Written by behavior specialists Kaye Otten and Jodie Tuttle--who together have 40 years of experience working with students with challenging behavior in classroom settings--this book offers educators a practical approach to managing problem behavior in schools. It is filled with down-to-earth advice, ready-to-use forms, troubleshooting tips, recommended resources, and teacher-tested strategies. Using this book, teachers are better able to intervene proactively, efficiently, and effectively with students exhibiting behavior problems. The book includes research-backed support for educators and offers: Instructions for creating and implementing an effective class-wide behavior management program Guidelines for developing engaging lessons and activities that teach and support positive behavior Advice for assisting students with the self-regulation and management their behavior and emotions
This first concise guide to conducting cognitive therapy (CT) with adolescents in school settings features in-depth case examples and hands-on clinical tools. The authors—who include renowned CT originator Aaron T. Beck—provide an accessible introduction to the cognitive model and demonstrate specific therapeutic techniques. Strategies are illustrated for engaging adolescents in therapy, rapidly creating an effective case conceptualization, and addressing a range of clinical issues and stressors frequently experienced in grades 6–12. The challenges and rewards of school-based CT are discussed in detail. In a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book contains 16 reproducible handouts, worksheets, and forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.
Based on classroom experience, this easy to read book is perfect for the busy teacher who wants to laugh a little while learning the quickest way to incorporate movement in the classroom. She infuses humor while providing simple and quick examples that can make anyone feel successful! Stacey is an Action Based Learning Certified Trainer, with the first kinesthetic classroom in the nation. Her goal is to change today’s classroom into one that incorporates movement to enhance learning for all students.
Author: Catherine P. Cook-Cottone, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2017-03-06
This is the first research-based text intended to help teachers and practitioners implement mindfulness and yoga programs in schools. A complete review of the literature on mindfulness and yoga interventions is provided along with detailed steps on how to implement such programs. Training requirements, classroom set-up, trauma-sensitive practices, and existing quality programs are reviewed. Twelve core principles of mindfulness and yoga in schools are woven throughout for the utmost in continuity. As a whole, the book provides tools for enhancing classroom and school practices as well as personal well-being. It is distinguished by its emphasis on research, translation of research into practice, and insight into potential roadblocks when using mindfulness and yoga in schools. Mindfulness and Yoga in Schools provides: A thorough examination of the efficacy of mindfulness and yoga in reducing stress and conflict and enhancing student engagement to serve as a rationale for integrating such programs into schools How-to sections for training, classroom and lesson plan preparation, and implementing specific techniques and comprehensive programs Photographs, scripts, and figures to help implement your own programs A tool for assessing and cultivating teacher and student self-care Part I reviews the conceptual model for embodied self-regulation and the risks associated with a lack of self-regulation, an intervention model used in education, and tips for implementing mindfulness and yogic practices within this approach. Parts II and III review the philosophical underpinnings of mindfulness and yoga and critically review the mindfulness and yoga protocols and interventions implemented in schools. Part IV addresses mindful self-care for students and teachers, including a scale for establishing self-care goals and a scoring system.
Author: Bobby Newman Ph. D.
Publisher: Dove and Orca
Release Date: 2012-12-01
If ever there were anywhere that someone who was suffering from a mental illness or behavioral disability should expect to be welcomed, it would be at our religious institutions. Sadly, however, that is often not the case. In The Inherent Worth and Dignity of ALL Individuals: Encouraging Full Participation in Our Unitarian Universalist Congregations, Bobby Newman attempts to create a framework for helping religious institutions to consider the needs of people with mental illness and behavioral disabilities, along with the needs of the rest of the congregation. A framework is described for helping to strike a balance that will protect the rights of all concerned, and help religious institutions come closer to living up to their stated principles. A KINDLE version is now available.
Author: Michael J. Asher
Publisher: Research Press
Release Date: 2010-01-01
This user-friendly and comprehensive resource provides over 50reproducible forms and numerous intervention procedures foundedin evidence-based research and standards. Forms and interventionshave been developed and successfully applied in clinicalwork with children and adolescents having a wide range of diagnoses,including AD/HD, autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders,oppositional defiant disorder, and anxiety disorders. The book isdivided into three sections: Problem Identification, Measurementand Functional Behavior Assessment, and Interventions. Includescase examples and numerous completed sample forms, as well asa companion CD of all the printable forms.
Author: Laura A. Riffel
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release Date: 2014-09-04
Seal the gaps in student learning with targeted intervention This practical resource addresses the gap between school-wide disciplinary policies and interventions individually tailored to the most problematic students. Focusing on proactive strategies for small-group interventions, Laura Riffel’s research and techniques include: General strategies that can be applied at the individual level: Self-management, proximity control, peer mentoring and more Comprehensive action plans to anticipate any disciplinary issues A behavior rating sheet proven effective in improving student behavior “Funk Sway” For The Classroom: Using Feng Shui principles to create a classroom environment that enhances productivity, learning and creativity
A manual for creating visual maps to help students whose primary learning style is visual become better problem solvers by literally showing them cause and effect and choices in various situations. The ultimate goal is to make students more successful learners and reduce the incidence of unacceptable behavior.--Publisher.