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For undergraduate and Special Ed or General Ed graduate courses in Special Ed. Behavior Management and Classroom Management or Applied Behavior Analysis.
Recognizing that the most-effective behavior management strategy is teaching and reinforcing appropriate behavior, this applications-targeted text again provides a thorough treatment of both the technical and the functional aspects of behavior analysis. It clearly examines appropriate implementation strategies to use in a variety of settings–from classroom and recreational venues, to day care centers and in the home. Having a solid theoretical foundation, numerous applications, field-based examples, and real-life case studies are included. In addition, he provides thoughtful consideration of the often-ignored issues encountered by classroom teachers on a daily basis: diversity, assessment, legal challenges, and specific age-related concerns.
Helps future educators understand the antecedents of challenging behavior—provides numerous ideas on how to adjust for them.
Provides readers with the most current "take" on the subject—ensures them the knowledge base they'll need in order to create effective functional assessment tools.
Addresses recent court rulings regarding discipline in schools—ensures readers are abreast of the most current applicable laws.
Familiarize readers with the full range of assessment tools.
Assist readers to see the relationship between theory and practice—offer concrete suggestions for classroom assessments, modifications, and reinforcements that can be applied immediately.
Offer significant coverage of these groups—prepare future teachers for the specific needs of these children and the challenges they face.
Discusses the importance of understanding how culture influences behavior and advocates sensitivity to individual differences and encourages understanding of ethnic and cultural attributes that contribute to a child's "world view."
Focus students' attention on key chapter content—introduce sources of reliable additional information serve as springboards for research topics and self-study.
Helps future educators understand the antecedents of challenging behavior–provides numerous ideas on how to adjust for them.
Provides readers with the most current "take" on the subject–ensures them the knowledge base they'll need in order to create effective functional assessment tools.
Addresses recent court rulings regarding discipline in schools–ensures readers are abreast of the most current applicable laws.
I. UNDERSTANDING AND ASSESSING BEHAVIOR.
II. POSITIVE SUPPORTS FOR INCREASING BEHAVIOR.
III. UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS.
IV. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS.
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