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Wood, Frank H. – Behavioral Disorders, 1982
Perspectives concerning William Rhodes' philosophy and his 1975 predictions about the mental health system are offered. Rhodes characterized the traditional mental health system as one that suppresses individuality in the interests of social control. On the other hand, in innovative progressional institutions, power is shared by providers with…
Descriptors: Classification, Emotional Disturbances, Futures (of Society), Human Services
Wood, Frank H. – B. C. Journal of Special Education, 1982
To live more comfortably with emotionally disturbed students, teachers must learn to manage discomfort with their behavior. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Morale
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Wood, Frank H. – Behavioral Disorders, 1990
This article introduces three papers on life space interviewing, by reviewing the history of the method as originated in Fritz Redl's "When We Deal with Children" (1966). The fundamentals of the technique's therapeutic applications for children with behavioral disorders, initial reactions to the technique, and ongoing debate are…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Counseling Techniques, Crisis Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education
Wood, Frank H. – Pointer, 1989
The role of teachers in assisting emotionally and behaviorally disordered students to develop full and happy lives is discussed. Described are factors in successful adaptation, liabilities and assets impacting the teachers' situation in supporting students, Public Law 94-142's influence in ensuring appropriate education, and the challenge of the…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Behavior Disorders, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Wood, Frank H. – Education and Treatment of Children, 1995
The "Ziegarnik effect," a learner's tendency to recall uncompleted tasks longer than completed ones and to remember failures more easily than successes, is applied to improving programs for the subgroup of students with emotional/behavioral disorders who show little benefit from special education interventions, and to teacher…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Failure
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Wood, Frank H. – Reclaiming Children and Youth: Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems, 1995
Shares some personal reflections about the causes of adolescent resistance to changing behavior and the principles of response, based in part on what students have said to teachers about why they do what they do. Discussed are both responses to avoid and alternative responses. (JPS)
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Intervention, Primary Education
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Wood, Frank H. – Preventing School Failure, 1994
This article describes the use of structured interviews to obtain information on which to base hypotheses about the functions of students' behavior disorders and the effectiveness of alternative interventions to teach new behavior. Phases and purposes of the structured interview are illustrated with several examples. (DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Evaluation Methods, Intervention
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Wood, Frank H. – Education and Treatment of Children, 1994
Using excerpts from structured interviews conducted by teachers, this paper discusses three thought and behavior patterns commonly used by students with behavior disorders to justify behavior teachers consider inappropriate: (1) denial, (2) projection, and (3) rationalization. Suggestions are made about how to respond to these defensive behavior…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Patterns
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Wood, Frank H. – Preventing School Failure, 1991
The article addresses special costs of strategies involved in maintaining students with behavior disorders in least restrictive environments including regular classrooms. Considered are factors influencing teacher choice of interventions, assumptions about classroom management, the role of the teacher, and intervention strategies and their…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders, Classroom Techniques, Cost Effectiveness
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Wood, Frank H. – Behavioral Disorders, 1999
A personal history of the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) is given, with special attention to CCBD's beginnings. The organization's development is traced and CCBD's political activism is recalled, including position papers and cooperative efforts with other groups. Changes in the field of behavioral/emotional disorders are…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Behavior Disorders, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Wood, Frank H. – Preventing School Failure, 2001
A look back at educational programs for students with emotional and behavioral disorders notes beginnings in Minnesota, an early (1960) incidence survey, development of the special education profession, and inclusion of socially maladjusted and/or conduct-disordered behavior. Future issues include increasing mistrust of socially sanctioned…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Educational History, Educational Trends, Emotional Disturbances
Chriqui, Jamie; Resnick, Elissa; Schneider, Linda; Schermbeck, Rebecca; Adcock, Tessa; Carrion, Violeta; Chaloupka, Frank – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2013
This brief report updates data published in August 2010 from the most comprehensive, ongoing nationwide analysis of written wellness policies. It includes data from the 2006-07 through the 2010-11 school years, which were the first five years following the required implementation date for wellness policies. The major findings and trends presented…
Descriptors: Technical Assistance, School Districts, Hunger, Nutrition
Robson, Frank – 1973
This architectural course of study is part of a construction, supervision, and inspection series, which provides instructional materials for community or junior college technical courses in the inspection program. Material covered pertains to: construction contracts, schedules, and site preparation; footings and foundations; masonry and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Construction (Process), Inspection, Performance Specifications
Phipps, Maurice, Ed.; Hayashi, Aya, Ed. – Wilderness Education Association, 2006
The Wilderness Education Association (WEA) helps people enjoy and protect our nation's most precious resource: Our wilderness areas. They have been training and certifying outdoor leaders around the world for nearly 30 years, teaching students safely and effectively to lead groups in the outdoors without harming the environment. In addition,…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Outdoor Leadership, Recreational Activities, Recreational Programs
Wood, Frank; And Others – 1982
The guide lists information on 56 resources (journal articles, books, reports, monographs) dealing with the education of children with behavioral disorders and published between 1950 and 1983. An introductory section reviews issues involved in the definition of the population, considers implications of the term "emotional disturbance,"…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Child Advocacy, Curriculum, Definitions
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