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Fox, Robert A. – Mental Retardation, 2003
This article discusses the difficulties some individuals with developmental disabilities have in responding to behavioral treatment and suggests an alternative to traditional behavioral treatment programs. It describes the use of the accommodation approach in which an individual's environment is rearranged to prevent or lower the occurrence of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aggression, Behavior Change, Behavior Modification
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Marston, Doug; Muyskens, Paul; Lau, Matthew; Canter, Andrea – Learning Disabilities: Research & Practice, 2003
This article describes the problem-solving model (PSM) used in the Minneapolis Public Schools to guide decisions regarding intervention in general education, special education referral, and evaluation for special education eligibility for high-incidence disabilities. Program evaluation indicates students received special education services earlier…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Classification, Definitions, Disability Identification
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Schnelling, Kate; Dew-Hughes, Denise – Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 2002
A total involvement project in a mainstream upper school was initiated by a British local education authority as part of a restructuring of support for pupils with behavioral/emotional difficulties. Exclusion was reduced, the behavioral management structure was improved, and a higher quality of support was offered at earlier stages. (Contains 9…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Discipline Policy, Educational Innovation
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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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Strain, Phillip S.; Timm, Matthew A. – Behavioral Disorders, 2001
This article presents an overview of the Regional Intervention Program (RIP) and describes ongoing studies to examine the long-term effects of behavioral skill training for parents of preschoolers who engaged in severe forms of aggression and antisocial behavior. Findings from the program indicate positive outcomes for adults and children.…
Descriptors: Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification
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Sprague, Jeffrey; Walker, Hill; Golly, Annemieke; White, Kathy; Myers, Dale R.; Shannon, Tad – Education and Treatment of Children, 2001
The implementation of a school-wide discipline plan based on the Effective Behavior Support model in nine elementary and middle schools, in addition to the Second Step violence prevention curriculum, resulted in reductions of discipline referrals, improved social skill knowledge, improved school operations, and motivation to continue with the…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Discipline Policy
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Hebert, Martine; Lavoie, Francine; Piche, Christiane; Poitras, Michele – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2001
The effects of the sexual child abuse prevention program ESPACE were evaluated with 133 Canadian children (grades 1-3). Children participating in the prevention program showed greater preventive knowledge and skills relative to children not participating. Follow-up data showed knowledge gains were maintained while the preventive skill gains may…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Outcomes of Education
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Metzler, Carol W.; Biglan, Anthony; Rusby, Julie C.; Sprague, Jeffrey R. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2001
A study evaluated a consultative approach to assisting a middle school (n=617 students) in implementing empirically based school-wide behavior management practices. The effective behavior support program resulted in increased positive reinforcement for appropriate social behavior and decreased aggressive social behavior among students. Discipline…
Descriptors: Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification
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Campbell, Wallace D. – American Secondary Education, 2000
Harassment, or bullying, is one of the most difficult disciplinary issues for administrators to manage because of differing interpretations. One school's zero-tolerance plan involves filing a harassment complaint with the assistant principal, who meets with involved parties; notifying law- enforcement officials if appropriate; and informing…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Bullying, Change Strategies, Expulsion
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Lupton, Carol; Sheppard, Christine – British Journal of Special Education, 2000
A study of an innovative home-school preventative project in Britain designed to work with families with children seen to be at risk of developing long-term behavior problems concluded that the project has potential for wider development, although short-term funding and inappropriate referrals inhibit its capacity to produce sustainable outcomes.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agency Cooperation, Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders
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Petsonk, Carol A.; McAlister, Alfred L. – Journal of School Health, 1979
The use of peer guidance to prevent misuse of the drug phencyclidine is suggested. (LH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Drug Abuse, Drug Education
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McCutchen, Deborah; Berninger, Virginia W. – Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 1999
This article describes a model of inservice training for regular and special educators (K-4th grade), with a focus on updating teachers on recent research developments in preventing and treating reading and writing disabilities and translating this knowledge into classroom practice. The effectiveness of the model is discussed. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education
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Chermak, Gail D.; And Others – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 1996
Two classes of fourth-grade students received hearing conservation instruction in two one-hour sessions. Significant increases in knowledge concerning noise-induced hearing loss and hearing conservation practices were seen in both classes. Most children reported they intended to use ear protection when engaging in noisy activities. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Grade 4, Hearing Conservation, Hearing Impairments, Instructional Effectiveness
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Johnson, Patsy E. – Journal of School Leadership, 1996
Presents a staff-development model for implementing a schoolwide conflict-management plan. Discusses an urban middle school's ongoing conflict-management plan to illustrate a conflict prevention and management strategy shaped by the school's culture and climate realities. Program effectiveness improves when a philosophical orientation is…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Intermediate Grades, Middle Schools, Models
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Stoddard, Ann H. – Negro Educational Review, 1989
Discusses what the Jacksonville (Florida) community is doing for teens to prevent pregnancy, help pregnant adolescents, and help adolescent parents. Discusses whether these activities are sufficient and effective. Suggests specific ways to improve programs and indicates that there are many factors to consider when attempting to deter teen…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Boarding Homes, Community Cooperation, Counseling Services
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