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Crawford, Lindy – Preventing School Failure, 2014
This article discusses the role of assessment in a response-to-intervention model. Although assessment represents only 1 component in a response-to-intervention model, a well-articulated assessment system is critical in providing teachers with reliable data that are easily interpreted and used to make instructional decisions. Three components of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Models, Response to Intervention, Student Evaluation
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Magill, Lauren – Preventing School Failure, 2014
In this article, the authors clarify the role of the leadership team, providing a rationale for one integrated team to examine academic, social, and behavioral programming, with careful attention to including all key stakeholders. Next, the authors discuss the procedures for teaching all key stakeholders the comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered…
Descriptors: Intervention, Models, Reliability, Instructional Leadership
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Oakes, Wendy Peia; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Cox, Meredith Lucille; Messenger, Mallory – Preventing School Failure, 2014
In this article, the authors provide an overview of behavior screening tools available, including free and commercially available options. Next, the authors offer step-by-step procedures for (a) selecting, (b) scheduling, (c) preparing, (d) administering, and (e) scoring and interpreting behaviors screening tools. The authors conclude with…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Behavior Problems, Decision Making, Models
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Savage, Ronald C. – Preventing School Failure, 2005
Transitioning from high school to the adult world is a complicated process for adolescents with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires transition services for students with disabilities. This article describes those services and how to customize these services to support the needs of…
Descriptors: Independent Living, Community Services, Brain, Federal Legislation
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Conroy, Maureen A.; Fox, James J. – Preventing School Failure, 1994
This article describes a model that deals with classroom behavior problems by incorporating contextual or setting events with traditional learning theory models. The paper discusses examples of setting events that affect children's aggression, ways to assess the effects of setting events on student behavior, and ways in which teachers can…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
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Peck, Janine; Sasso, Gary M.; Stambaugh, Megan – Preventing School Failure, 1998
This paper discusses psychometric aspects of the functional analysis model in planned intervention with mainstreamed students having emotional/behavioral disorders. Discussion focuses on reliability and validity of clinical analysis of behavior and functional and structural analysis in the classroom. (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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Rogers, Elisabeth Lodge – Preventing School Failure, 1998
Describes a model for conducting functional assessment in the home. The model uses a trans-disciplinary technical-assistance team to assess and plan interventions for young children with severe challenging behaviors. Discussion includes the kind of information needed, specific examples of data collection in the home, and the benefits and barriers…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Data Collection, Disabilities, Early Intervention
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Armijo, Eduardo J.; McKee, Colene M.; Stowitschek, Joseph J.; Smith, Albert J., Jr. – Preventing School Failure, 1998
Describes a computer-based adaptation of a case management model, Computer-Assisted Risk Accountability System (CARAS), which provides an on-site, desktop evaluation tool for school-based case management teams to manage their cases efficiently. Discusses the user-friendliness of the CARAS software; how school programs benefit from CARAS; and CARAS…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Data Collection