ERIC Number: ED380969
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Prevention. Organizing Systems To Support Competent Social Behavior in Children and Youth.
This guide presents strategies for the prevention of emotional/behavioral disabilities, beginning before birth and continuing into young adulthood. It focuses on strategies that promote competent social behavior, identification of risk factors in development of antisocial behavior, and interventions to prevent the development of antisocial behavior. Prevention programs that have been proven effective are described along with the family, school, and community strategies they use. Individual chapters address the following topics: bullyproofing, child care programs, classroom discipline, conflict mediation, cooperative classrooms, early childhood, ethnoviolence prevention, full service schools, gang prevention, home and school partnerships, mentoring programs, peers helping peers programs, prosocial strategies, safe classrooms, safe schools, schools as caring communities, schoolwide discipline, screening, sports/recreation programs, and violence prevention. Each chapter presents a composite of policies, best practices, model programs, and suggested strategies that have practical application for policy and program development. (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Western Regional Resource Center, Eugene, OR.
Note: Author of "Screening Section": Clay Starlin.