ERIC Number: EJ703808
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-22
Reference Count: 15
Positive Behavior Support Infused by Life Space Crisis Intervention in New York City's Special Education District
Duggan, Diane; Dawson, Carol A.
Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, v13 n1 p37 Spr 2004
How does the nation's largest urban public school district address the complex behavior management requirements of its special education students? This article reviews the positive behavior support system in the New York City schools. It delineates the major components of an urban special education public school district's positive behavior support system. The article also discusses the infusion of Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) into the components of this system. It concludes that together, these components make up a unified, comprehensive approach for working with students who have severely challenging behaviors.
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Behavior Modification, Special Education, Urban Schools, Faculty Development, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Problems, Developmental Stages, Incentives, Crisis Intervention
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: New York