ERIC Number: ED399743
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Behavioral Approach to Assessment of Youth with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders: A Handbook for School-Based Practitioners.
Breen, Michael J., Ed.; Fiedler, Craig R., Ed.
This text presents 13 chapters on the assessment of students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders for the purpose of making educational placement and programming decisions consistent with federal and state diagnostic guidelines. Chapters are grouped into four sections focusing on: basic considerations for assessment of youth in this population; behavioral assessment, approaches, and techniques; specialized assessment issues and practices; and application and syntheses. Chapter titles and authors are: (1) "Behavioral Assessment: An Overview" (Catherine Stanger); (2) "Legal and Ethical Issues in the Educational Assessment and Programming for Youth with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders" (Craig R. Fiedler and David P. Prasse); (3) "Conducting a Functional Analysis of Behavior" (Melissa T. Schill and others); (4) "The Interview Process" (Stephanie H. McConaughy); (5) "Interpreting Child-Behavior Questionnaires" (Michael J. Breen and others); (6) "Parent-, Teacher-, and Youth-Completed Child-Behavior Questionnaires" (Michael J. Breen); (7) "Youth-Completed and Narrow-Band Child-Behavior Questionnaires" (Tanya L. Eckert and George J. DuPaul); (8) "Internalizing Disorders: Mood and Anxiety Disorders" (Gwenyth Edwards and Martha Starr); (9) "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Diagnostic, Developmental, and Conceptual Issues" (Ross W. Greene and Russell A. Barkley); (10) "Assessing the Culturally and Linguistically Different Child with Emotional and Behavioral Problems" (Ena Vazquez Nuttall and others); (11) "Assessment of Social-Emotional Development in Young Children" (Libby G. Cohen and Loraine J. Spenciner); (12) "Parent Advocacy: Making the Assessment and Intervention Process User-Friendly" (Michele Plunge and others); and (13) "Integrating Interviews, Observations, Questionnaires, and Test Data: Relationships among Assessment, Placement, and Intervention" (Thomas J. Huberty). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Patterns, Compliance (Legal), Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Disability Identification, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Emotional Development, Emotional Disturbances, Ethics, Evaluation Methods, Hyperactivity, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Interviews, Legal Responsibility, Limited English Speaking, Mental Disorders, Moods, Questionnaires, Social Development, Student Behavior, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Practitioners; Students
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