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Benner, Gregory J.; Kutash, Krista; Nelson, J. Ron; Fisher, Marie B. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2013
It is well documented that youth with or at-risk for emotional and behavioral disorders (E/BD) have severe deficits in their academic functioning. To begin to address these deficits, we focus on the need to close the opportunity gap by providing access to multi-tiered systems of academic prevention, maximizing academic learning time, and providing…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances
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Nelson, J. Ron; Martella, Ronald M.; Marchand-Martella, Nancy – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2002
A study evaluated a comprehensive school-wide program based on an effective behavioral support approach for preventing disruptive behaviors implemented in seven elementary schools. The program included a school-wide discipline program, tutoring, conflict resolution, and functional behavioral intervention plans. Schools showed positive effects on…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Conflict Resolution
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Ohlund, Barbara J.; Nelson, J. Ron – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2001
This article describes the Effective Academic and Behavioral Intervention and Supports (EABIS) program, a comprehensive inservice professional development program that provides direct support to schools as they engage in a team-based problem solving process of self-evaluation, implementation of systems change, and selection of prevention-based…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Change Strategies, Disabilities, Discipline Policy
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Nelson, J. Ron; Colvin, Geoff – Special Services in the Schools, 1996
Describes an approach to fostering a predictable, well-organized, and safe school environment. Specifically addresses ways to achieve effective ecological arrangements and common area routines across the school environment. Provides a six-step process for implementing and maintaining these ecological arrangements and routines. Presents a case…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Educational Environment, Educational Innovation