ERIC Number: ED488699
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Handbook of Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties
Clough, Peter; Garner, Philip; Pardeck, John T.; Yuen, Francis K.O.
SAGE Publications (UK)
The behaviour of children in primary/elementary and secondary/high schools has been a consistent source of interest and controversy since the 19th century. As education systems in First World democracies struggle to meet changing social, economic and educational conditions, one group of children has increasingly become the focus of attention. These children are either unable or unwilling to conform to the requirements of formal schooling. As a result they are identified as having Emotional and/or Behavioural Difficulties (EBDs) of one level of severity or another. This book has divided these themes into three core sections. Each theme or topic is organized to highlight: (1) the key principles or characteristics; (2) examples of their impact on current practices; and (3) issues arising for debate. This book has been written to enable individual chapters to be useful resources for students, academics and practitioners. Twenty-seven chapters are divided into 4 parts: Part One-Context and Terminologies; Part Two-Roots and Causes; Part Three-Strategies and Interventions; and Part Four-Some Points of Tension and Development. An index is included at the end of the book. The following chapters are included: (1) "Themes and Dimensions of EBD: A Conceptual Overview" (Peter Clough, Philip Garner, John T. Pardeck and Francis Yuen); (2) "International Comparisons in EBD: Critical Issues" (Margret Winzer); (3) "Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties: An Historical Perspective" (Ted Cole); (4) "Defining Emotional or Behavioral Disorders: The Quest for Affirmation" (Kenneth A. Kavale, Steven R. Forness and Mark P. Mostert); (5) "What do we Mean by "EBD"?" (Gary Thomas); (6) "The Forgotten "E" in EBD" (Tony Bowers); (7) "Biology and Behaviour: The Educational Relevance of a Biopsychosocial Perspective" (Paul Cooper); (8) "The Influences of the School Contexts and Processes on Violence and Disruption in American Schools" (Michael J. Furlong, Gale M. Morrison and Emily S. Fisher); (9) "The Problem is not the Problem: Hard Cases in Modernist Systems" (Tim O'Brien and Dennis Guiney); (10) "Academic Achievement and Behaviour: An Axiomatic Link?" (Tom Nicholson); (11) "Juvenile Delinquency and Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties in Education" (Paul O'Mahony); (12) "Television and Viewers' Behaviour: Real or Elusive Links?" (Tony Charlton and Charlie Panting); (13) "Racial/Ethnic Representation across Five Public Sectors of Care for Youth with EBD: Implications for Students in School Settings" (May Yeh, Kristen McCabe, Katina Lambros, Richard Hough, John Landsverk, Michael Hurlburt and Shirley Culver); (14) "Working with Children and Young People with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties:What Makes What Works,Work?" (John Visser); (15) "Teaching Students with Emotional Behavioural Disorders" (Bill Rogers); (16) "Reducing Problem Behavior through School-wide Systems of Positive Behavior Support" (Timothy J. Lewis and Lori L. Newcomer); (17) "Building School-wide Behavior Interventions that Really Work"; (18) "Advocacy for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders" (Carl R. Smith); (19) "Voices from the Margins:The Perceptions of Pupils with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties about their Educational Experiences" (John Dwyfor Davies); (20) "Involving Students with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties in their Own Learning: A Transnational Perspective" (Barry Groom and Richard Rose); (21) "Directions in Teaching Social Skills to Students with Specific EBDs" (Helen McGrath); (22) "The Pupil Support Base in the Scottish Secondary School: An Alternative to Exclusion" (Paul Hamill); (23) "The Gap Between Research and Practice:Achieving Effective In-service Training for Teachers Working with EBD Students" (Egide Royer); (24) "Researching a Marginalized Population: Methodological Issues" (Ann Lewis); (25) "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Concerns and Issues" (Marjorie Montague and Marcelo Castro); (26) "Do Teacher Training Courses Prepare Us for the Challenge of Students Experiencing EBD?" (Christopher Blake); (27) "How We Prevent the Prevention of Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties in Education" (James M. Kauffman). An index is also included.
Descriptors: Delinquency, Behavior Disorders, Intervention, Student Behavior, Violence, Emotional Problems, Interpersonal Competence, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education, Student Attitudes, Advocacy
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