ERIC Number: ED236462
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Screening: From "At Risk" to Educational Management Review of Social Emotional Behavior.
Halseth, Susan L.
This guide, for classroom teachers and other school personnel in regular contact with students, describes a screening process for emotional disturbance based on information gathered through review of the literature, laws, and current screening practices. In order of presentation, this paper addresses: (1) definitions of screening, including early educational definitions and a revised definition; (2) historical perspectives of screening, with discussion of the difference between screening and assessment/evaluation; (3) rationale for screening; (4) current practice, including a table outlining levels of screening and alternative sources of information and procedures; (5) conceptual models of screening, i.e., illness model, developmental model, crisis model, and mismatch model; (6) philosophy and rationale for screening for emotional disturbance, including a definition of emotional disturbance and goals of screening social-emotional behavior; and (7) a process for screening social-emotional behavior consisting of an educational management review. A screening form and a bibliography are included. (WAS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Cooperative Educational Service Agency 6, Chippewa Falls, WI.
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