ERIC Number: ED231112
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Establishing a Program for Behaviorally Disordered Students: Alternatives to Consider, Components to Include, and Strategies for Building Support: Monograph 3. Monograph Series in Behavior Disorders.
The types of programs that can be established for behaviorally disordered (BD) students are discussed, along with behavioral monitoring systems and approaches to establishing staff and administrative support for programs. In addition, a checklist of program components for BD students is included. The following program alternatives are described: institutional placement, alternative schools, self-contained BD classrooms, dual special education, part time reintegration, and full time reintegration. Behavioral monitoring systems, which can be combined with the placement alternatives, include the following: isolation; checklists, daily notes, and graphs; self management; social work services; and assistance from community volunteers. The program checklist contains six broad classroom evaluation components: classroom design, curriculum structure, reintegration program, use of paraprofessional or aide, the individual education program process, and building public relations. Classroom design considerations are outlined in relation to the arrangement of furniture, location of materials, and the relationship of the classroom to other building facilities. Curriculum structure questions are listed concerning lesson plans, monitoring system, point-reward system, graphing system, and materials. Appended materials include an example of a daily note or checklist, a graphing procedure, an assignment sheet, and an "at home" checklist. (SEW)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Check Lists, Classroom Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Interprofessional Relationship, Mainstreaming, Program Development, Residential Schools, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Special Classes, Student Behavior, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Drake Univ., Des Moines, IA. Midwest Regional Resource Center.
Note: For related documents, see EC 151 985-991.