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Teaching Students With Emotional Disorders

Learn tips and strategies for handling emotional behavior disorders in the classroom.

Are you working with students who have complex emotional and behavioral problems? Are you struggling to find effective interventions for your students? If you are working with students with challenging behaviors and don't know what you should do, this topic is for you. With the complexity of the needs of students in today's schools, it can be challenging to determine why children are behaving the way they are. It may be related to trauma, anxiety, peer pressure, or escape from inappropriate academic expectations. Whatever the reason, we have to pinpoint it so we can meet the needs of the student. Behavior is communication and we, as educators, have to determine what children are trying to communicate, why they are behaving the way they are, and then develop a positive behavior intervention plan based on that functional assessment. Through a good functional behavior assessment, we can then determine what behavior interventions will be appropriate for the student.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

An Overview of the Complexity of the Needs of Students Within Our Schools

  • The Connection Between Emotional Problems and Behavior
  • Examples of How Emotional Problems Are Exhibited in Behavior

Functional Assessment Defined

  • An Overview of Key Components of Functional Assessment
  • Function Based Thinking-Understanding the Common Functions of Behavior
  • Understanding the ABCs of Behavior-Antecedents, Behavior, and Consequences

Behavior Intervention Plan Based on the Functional Assessment

  • Identifying Replacement Behaviors for Students
  • Examples of Positive Behavior Interventions and Maintaining the Integrity of Those Interventions
  • What to Do When Restrictive Interventions May Need to Be Utilized
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This course was last revised on April 10, 2018.

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Beverley Holden Johns

Beverley Holden Johns

Learning and Behavioral Consultant

  • More than 40 years of experience in working with students with the most significant behavior problems
  • Was the founder and administrator of an alternative school program for children with the most significant behavior problems
  • Professional Fellow at MacMurray College in Jacksonville where she teaches classes on working with students with behavior challenges, adaptations, and special education law and the IEP process
  • Wrote more than 20 books, many of which are on the topic of working with students with challenging behaviors
  • Co-wrote the seminal textbook on learning disabilities, Learning Disabilities and Related Disabilities: Strategies for Success
  • Frequent speaker across the country on topics such as behavioral interventions, alternatives to suspension, adaptations, special education law, and more
  • Recipient of the 2000 Outstanding Leadership Award of the Council for Exceptional Children
  • Has been active in a number of professional organizations and served as president of the Council for Children with Behavior Disorders
  • Chairs the Illinois Special Education Coalition and is president-elect of the Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois
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Product ID: 401809
Published 2018
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