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Messenger, Mallory; Common, Eric Alan; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Cantwell, Emily D.; Ennis, Robin Parks – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
Increasing students' opportunities to respond (OTR) is a low-intensity strategy effective in increasing engagement. Building on the work of Haydon and colleagues, we compared two types of OTR, choral and mixed (70% choral, 30% individual), to examine the utility of these strategies in increasing active student responding and accuracy during…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Learner Engagement
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Rose, Chad A.; Slaten, Christopher D.; Preast, June L. – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
School-aged youth face a number of academic and behavioral challenges within the educational environment, including bullying involvement. Unfortunately, bullying has been linked to a number of detrimental psychosocial outcomes. Scholars have attempted to establish predictive profiles for youth involved in bullying. These profiles include bully…
Descriptors: Bullying, Self Esteem, Structural Equation Models, Longitudinal Studies
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Losinski, Mickey; Cook, Katie; Hirsch, Shanna; Sanders, Sara – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
In the past decade, the number of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has steadily increased. A common characteristic of ASD is the presence of stereotypical behaviors (e.g., hand flapping, echolalia), which some have suggested may be associated with heightened arousal and/or anxiety. The purpose of this study is to compare…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Behavior Problems, Therapy
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Bruhn, Allison Leigh; Woods-Groves, Suzanne; Fernando, Josephine; Choi, Taehoon; Troughton, Leonard – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
Multitiered frameworks like Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) have been recommended for preventing and remediating behavior problems. In this study, technology-based self-monitoring was used as a Tier 2 intervention to improve the academic engagement and disruptive behavior of three middle school students who were identified as…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Prevention
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Royer, David J.; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Cantwell, Emily D.; Messenger, Mallory L. – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
We conducted this systematic literature review to explore the current evidence base of instructional choice, a low-intensity, teacher-delivered strategy to support academic engagement and decrease challenging behaviors. Specifically, we focused on school-based settings, applying quality indicators (QIs) and evidence-based standards of the Council…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement
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Hartman, Kelsey; Gresham, Frank M.; Byrd, Shelby – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
Universal screening for emotional and behavioral risk in schools facilitates early identification and intervention for students as part of multitiered systems of support. Early identification has the potential to mitigate adverse outcomes of emotional and behavioral disorders. The purpose of this study was to extend existing research on the…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Screening Tests, Test Validity, Test Reliability
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Algozzine, Bob; Schmid, Rex; Conners, Bob – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
Most definitions of emotionally disturbed youngsters suggest that disturbances in the child's behavior patterns cause academic and social problems which affect the child and his peers. While the process of identification may be facilitated by operational criteria within a definition, these factors are noticeably absent from definitions of…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Child Behavior, Social Problems
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Algozzine, Bob – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
This is a quiet rant. A request to revisit an article reprinted in this issue prompted it and I focus on context and purpose of the original article, lack of developments in the field since the article was published, and favored directions to take in the future related to the focus of the original work. [This classic article was indexed in ERIC in…
Descriptors: Definitions, Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Patterns
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Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Gurel, Sungur; Barber, Brian R. – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
The purpose of this study was to identify statewide trends in school approaches to student discipline and examine the associations between punitive discipline practices and student, school, and local education agency (LEA) characteristics. In addition, we compared punitive disciplinary practices for schools and LEAs that do and do not allow…
Descriptors: School Districts, Punishment, Student Characteristics, Comparative Analysis
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Sullivan, Amanda L. – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
The debate surrounding disproportionality in the identification of culturally and linguistically diverse students for special education, and in the category of emotional disturbance in particular, remains highly contentious, particularly as scholars grapple with the meaning and causes of disproportionality. In this article, I discuss assumptions…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation, Disability Identification, Emotional Disturbances
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Witt, Joseph C.; Elliott, Stephen N.; Martens, B. K. – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
This article explored factors related to teacher judgments that an intervention is either acceptable or unacceptable for use in typical classroom environments. The acceptability of various interventions was assessed by having 180 preservice and student teachers read case studies involving a classroom intervention and then judging the acceptability…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Treatment, Intervention, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment
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Carrero, Kelly M.; Collins, Lauren W.; Lusk, Mandy E. – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
Researchers have been working diligently to build the evidence base for what works for youth with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). As the evidence base grows, the field must investigate what works, for whom, and under what conditions. To begin to address for whom the mounting evidence is applicable, this study systematically reviewed…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Intervention, Literature Reviews
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Gage, Nicholas A.; Adamson, Reesha; MacSuga-Gage, Ashley S.; Lewis, Timothy J. – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
Teachers of students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders (EBD) are less experienced and more likely to have emergency certification than teachers of students with other disabilities. Yet, to date, research has not examined the relation between the academic achievement of students with EBD and characteristics associated with highly qualified…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Emotional Disturbances, Longitudinal Studies, Disabilities
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Mathur, Sarup R.; Kern, Lee; Albrecht, Susan F.; Poland, Scott; Rozalski, Michael; Skiba, Russell J. – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
This document provides administrative recommendations of the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) regarding the need for school-based mental health services (SBMHS) in schools (Kern et al., 2017). It includes (1) an introduction, (2) key considerations for successful SBMHS, and (3) recommendations regarding local, state, and…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, School Health Services, Mental Health, Access to Health Care
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Elliott, Stephen N. – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
In this retrospective commentary on "Acceptability of Behavioral Interventions Used in Classrooms: The Influence of Amount of Teacher Time, Severity of Behavior Problem, and Type of Intervention," I first examine the concept of social validity and related measurement challenges per Wolf's concerns about consumers' subjective reactions to…
Descriptors: Validity, Intervention, Behavior Problems, Severity (of Disability)
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