ERIC Number: ED419995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Behavioral Interventions: Creating a Safe Environment in Our Schools.
National Association of School Psychologists, Bethesda, MD.
This publication features articles on prevention of school violence and the development of student self-discipline. It describes programs to help students at risk socially and academically. Practical and promising approaches to positive behavioral interventions and strategies are presented in a step-by-step format. Approaches to school discipline that employ techniques based on experience are included. Articles include: (1) "School Discipline and Behavior Management"; (2) "School Bus Safety: A Handout for Parents and Teachers" (H. J. Srednicki); (3) "A Prosocial System for Improving Student Discipline and Responsibility" (J. McMullen); (4) "Managing Disruptive Behavior in School Settings: The Think Time Strategy" (J. R. Nelson, B. A. Carr, D. J. Smith); (5) "Defusing Disruptions: A Crisis Intervention Method" (N. Shandler); (6) "School-Based Projects for Violence Prevention" (A. O'Brien); (7) "Bullying Fact Sheet" (G. Batsche, B. Moore); (8) "Position Statement: School Violence" (NASP); (9) "Disciplining Students with Disabilities" (K. P. Dwyer); (10) "Data-Based Decision Making: Assessing Progress and Evaluating Interventions" (M. W. Steege); (11) "Promoting 'Fair Play' in Schools" (F. L. Wilczenski, R. Steegmann, M. Braun, F. Feeley, J. Griffin, T. Horowitz, S. Olson). Also included are a resource guide, and book reviews. Many articles are reprints from "Communique," a publication of the National Association of School Psychologists. (EMK)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Conflict Resolution, Delinquency, Discipline Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Interpersonal Competence, Prevention, Prosocial Behavior, Safety, Schools, Self Control, Violence
National Association of School Psychologists, 4340 East West Highway, Suite 402, Bethesda, MD 20814; Phone: 301-657-0270.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Psychologists, Bethesda, MD.