ERIC Number: ED391338
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Perspectives on School Aggression and Violence. Highlights from the Working Forum on Children and Youth Who Have Aggressive and Violent Behaviors (Tampa, Florida, February 2-3, 1995).
Bullock, Lyndal M., Ed.; Gable, Robert A., Ed.
This monograph presents papers and dialogue group highlights from a symposium on the growing challenge of school aggression and violence, strategies to combat this aggression and violence, and ways to make schools safe again. An introductory paper by Cynthia L. Warger is titled "Responding to School Violence within an Educational Framework." Presentations by keynote speakers include: (1) "Aggression and Violence in the Schools: What Do We Know About It?" (Eleanor Guetzloe); (2) "School-Based Programs for the Prevention and Treatment of Aggression and Violence: Why Aren't They More Effective?" (Richard Van Acker); and (3) "Programs That Work in Reducing Aggression and Violence: Emerging Best Practices in Homes, Schools, and Communities" (Mary Lynn Cantrell and Robert P. Cantrell). Papers summarizing dialogue groups include: "School Aggression and Violence: Reactions from Practitioners in the Field" (Maureen A. Conroy and Dana Harader); "An Education Imperiled: The Challenge of Aggressive and Violent Behavior in the Schools" (Robert A. Gable and Nancy L. Arllen); "Voices on Violence: Concern and First Consensus" (Michael M. Gerber and Ann Fitzsimons); "Strategies To Reduce School Aggression and Violence" (Thomas R. Kelchner); "Teacher-Mediated Interventions for Reducing Classroom Aggression" (Robert B. Rutherford, Jr.); and "Creating Community: A Promising Concept for Preventing and Eliminating Aggressive and Violent Behaviors" (Jo M. Hendrickson and others). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Disorders, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, School Community Programs, School Safety, Violence
Council for Exceptional Children/Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 (Stock #D5138, $13.95 nonmembers, $9.75 members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders.