ERIC Number: ED031014
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Prevention and Reduction of Emotional Disorder in Pupils; A Theory and Its Immediate Application to Practices in the Columbus, Ohio Public Schools.
Intended to provide administrators with information valuable in planning school involvement with the emotionally disturbed the text presents suggestions to a variety of questions on this subject. Questions on the nature and importance of the problem focus on emotional disorder, its relationship to behavior and achievement, and incidence, while questions on theoretical orientations concern the value of theories, adaptation and coping, and learning processes. Aspects of prevention and reduction considered are the worth of success experiences, the effects of high anxiety punishment, and proper placement and remedial teaching. Descriptions of critical issues include the influence and number of school personnel, the school role in prevention, teacher training, educational programming, parent change, special classes and services, school and community responsibility, program evaluation, and remission. Recommendations are made for program development. Appendixes include a description of project activities, a letter of confirmation, reports of field investigations, and advisory committee comments. (RJ)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Community Responsibility, Educational Needs, Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Education, Identification, Individual Characteristics, Negative Reinforcement, Parent School Relationship, Personality, Positive Reinforcement, Prevention, Program Development, Remedial Instruction, School Responsibility, Self Concept, Services, Staff Role, Student Placement
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Special Education.
Authoring Institution: Columbus Public Schools, OH. Div. of Special Services.
Identifiers: Columbus; Ohio