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Ennis, Robin Parks; Jolivette, Kristine; Losinski, Mickey – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
In this study, we investigated the effects of choice of writing prompt on the number of story elements included in written narratives. The investigation took place in a residential facility for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Participants included six female students in a mixed-grade-level course (students had just completed…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Prompting, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Whitford, Denise K.; Levine-Donnerstein, Deborah – Behavioral Disorders, 2014
Office disciplinary referrals (ODR) and classroom exclusions among students from minority backgrounds have been a persistent concern for decades. The purpose of this dissertation was to assess disciplinary characteristics of American Indian students in special education. More specifically, the purpose was to determine (a) the rate at which…
Descriptors: Referral, Discipline Problems, American Indian Students, Elementary School Students
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Billingsley, Glenna; Scheuermann, Brenda; Webber, Jo – Behavioral Disorders, 2009
The purpose of this study was to determine the most effective of three instructional methods for teaching mathematics to secondary students with emotional and behavioral disorders. A single-subject alternating-treatments research design was used to compare three instructional methods: direct teach, computer-assisted instruction, and a combination…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Intelligence Quotient, Mathematics Skills
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Carran, Deborah T.; Kellner, Millicent H. – Behavioral Disorders, 2009
The goal of this study was to describe rates and types of bullying and victimization among 407 students with emotional disturbance (ED) in grades 6 through 10 attending private approved special education schools in New Jersey. These students anonymously completed the Olweus Bullying Questionnaire. Results indicated that compared with a general…
Descriptors: Bullying, Emotional Disturbances, Secondary School Students, Victims of Crime
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Benitez, Debra T.; Lattimore, Jennifer; Wehmeyer, Michael L. – Behavioral Disorders, 2005
The authors examined the effectiveness of a support model to instruct five youth with EBD to self-direct the problem-solving processes and promote self-determination skills by enabling them to: (a) set employment/career related goals, (b) develop and implement a plan toward goal attainment; and (c) adjust and evaluate progress toward meeting their…
Descriptors: Employment, Career Development, Behavior Disorders, Transitional Programs