ERIC Number: ED333661
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Conduct Disorders and Social Maladjustments: Policies, Politics, and Programming. Working with Behavioral Disorders: CEC Mini-Library.
Wood, Frank H.; And Others
This booklet reviews the literature and examines issues associated with providing services to students who exhibit externalizing or acting-out behaviors in the schools. Considered are the following issues: eligibility (whether socially maladjusted or conduct-disordered students are eligible for special education); legal intent (intent of the definition in Public Law 94-142); assessment (how assessment data are used); programming (the possible lack of value in special education for students with some behavior disorders); exclusion (initiatives to exclude from special education students with disabilities who have conduct disorders); Iowa state policy (which differentiates between students with conduct disorders and those with other emotional and behavioral disorders); and Nevada state policy (which differentiates between students with "serious emotional handicap" who are eligible for services and students with "conduct disorder or social maladjustment" who are excluded from special education services). General guidelines for working with aggressive students with emotional and behavioral disorders are given and include providing clear structure of expectations for student behavior with rewards for compliance and some degree of punishing consequence for noncompliance. Includes 64 references. (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Problems, Compliance (Legal), Definitions, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Emotional Disturbances, Intervention, Program Development, Special Education, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($8.90 each, $72.00 set of nine; members, $6.25 each, $50.00 set; stock no. P338).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.
Identifiers: Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Iowa; Nevada
Note: For other documents in this set, see EC 300 409-416.