ERIC Number: ED353641
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Administrative Intervention: A Discipline Handbook for Effective School Administrators.
Black, Donald D.; Downs, John C.
This book is designed to provide the basis for a teaching/learning process by which building administrators provide school-age youth with the appropriate social skills necessary for student success. Administrative intervention, an effective method for dealing with discipline problems, is comprised of a sequential set of instructional components and procedures for de-escalating disruptive behavior, obtaining and maintaining instructional control, teaching alternative behaviors, and preparing students for classroom re-entry. Individual sections offer techniques for de-escalating the crisis. stage, obtaining information from the teacher, conducting intensive teaching and teaching interactions, facilitating the student apology, creating behavior contracts with the student, supervising inschool supervision, and dealing with special cases. Each section includes a process summary and review. (Contains 15 references.) (LMI)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Behavior Problems, Behavior Standards, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Discipline Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Principals, Social Behavior
Sopris West, Inc., 1140 Boston Avenue, Longmont, CO 80501 ($14.95 plus $3 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A