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ERIC Number: ED491773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 232
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-5576-6682-2
Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings: Creating a Place for All Children
Hart Bell, Susan; Carr, Victoria W.; Denno, Dawn; Johnson, Lawrence J.; Phillips, Louise R.
Brookes Publishing Company
Learn to manage a wide range of challenging behaviors in early childhood settings with this strategy-filled resource for teachers and other professionals. Based on the latest research and the authors' classroom experience, the book helps early childhood teams assess the classroom environment and link effective behavioral interventions to developmentally appropriate curricula and teaching practices. Filled with classroom-based strategies for working with students with or without disabilities, realistic vignettes, and checklists that help readers assess their current practices and implement the suggested strategies, this book gives early childhood team's invaluable guidance on working with children with challenging behavior and building positive relationships with their families. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Clarifying the Elements of Challenging Behavior (Susan Hart Bell and Sheryl Quinn); (2) Developing Centerwide Support (Victoria Carr, Lawrence J. Johnson, and Connie C. Corkwell); (3) Engaging Parents as Partners in Changing Behavior (Anne M. Bauer, Monica Battle, and Lawrence J. Johnson); (4) Creating a Supportive Classroom Environment (Dawn Denno, Louise R. Phillips, Helene Arbouet Harte, and Sally Moomaw); (5) Seeing the Challenge More Clearly (Louise R. Phillips, Joyce Hensler, Mef Diesel, and Andrea Cefalo); (6) Determining the Teacher's Role in Further Assessment and Intervention (Susan Hart Bell, Amy Clancy, and Erin N. Gaddes); (7) Implementing Individualized Behavior Plans (Susan Hart Bell and Victoria Carr); (8) Evaluating and Revising Intervention Plans (Susan Hart Bell and Christine M. Gilkey); (9) Planning for Crises (Victoria Carr, Helene Arbouet Harte, and Louise R. Phillips); (10) Determining When Outside Help Is Needed (Mary B. Boat, Victoria Carr, Lawrence J. Johnson, and Dawn Denno); and (11) Putting it All Together (Susan Hart Bell).
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
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