Understanding and Managing Children's Classroom Behavior. Creating Sustainable, Resilient Classrooms. 2nd Edition. Wiley Series on Personality Processes

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  • Book
  • 608 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"This book sets the standard in delivering a comprehensive, state–of–the–art approach for understanding, treating, and preventing classroom behavior difficulties. It should be on the bookshelves of all professionals who work in school settings. I will certainly recommend this text to my colleagues and students."
George J. DuPaul, PhD, Professor of School Psychology, Associate Chair, Education and Human Services, Lehigh University

A classic guide to creating a positive classroom environment

Covering the most recent and relevant findings regarding behavior management in the classroom, this new edition of Understanding and Managing Children′s Classroom Behavior has been completely updated to reflect the current functional approach to assessing, understanding, and positively managing behavior in a classroom setting.

With its renewed focus on the concept of temperament and its impact on children′s behavior and personality, Understanding and Managing Children′s Classroom Behavior emphasizes changing behavior rather than labeling it.

Numerous contributions from renowned experts on each topic explore:

  • How to identify strengths and assets and build on them

  • Complete functional behavioral assessments

  • The relationship between thinking, learning, and behavior in the classroom

  • Practical strategies for teachers to improve students′ self–regulation

  • How to facilitate social skills

  • Problem–solving approaches to bullies and their victims

  • Medications and their relationship to behavior

The classic guide to helping psychologists, counselors, and educators improve their ability to serve all students, Understanding and Managing Children′s Classroom Behavior, Second Edition will help educators create citizens connected to each other, to their teachers, to their families, and to their communities.

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Foreword xiiiLawrence Lewandowski

Foreword xvRobert H. Pasternack

Preface xvii

Acknowledgments xxi

Contributors xxiii

PART I BACKGROUND

CHAPTER 1 Introduction 3Sam Goldstein and Robert Brooks

CHAPTER 2 Creating Sustainable Classroom Environments: The Mindsets of Effective Teachers, Successful Students, and Productive Consultants 22Sam Goldstein and Robert Brooks

PART II UNDERSTANDING AND EVALUATING CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR

CHAPTER 3 Functional Behavioral Assessment of Classroom Behavior 43Mark W. Steege, F. Charles "Bud" Mace, and Rachel Brown–Chidsey

CHAPTER 4 Cognition, Learning, and Behavior: The Role of Intellectual Processes in Classroom Behavior 64Jack A. Naglieri, Cara Conway, and Sam Goldstein

CHAPTER 5 Disruptive Behaviors 91Sam Goldstein and Richard Rider

CHAPTER 6 Problems of Self–Discipline 113Sam Goldstein and Robert Brooks

CHAPTER 7 Worry and Helplessness 128Sam Goldstein and Robert Brooks

CHAPTER 8 Social Learning Problems 166Sam Goldstein and Robert Brooks

PART III INTERVENTION

CHAPTER 9 Developing the Mindset of Effective Teachers 189Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

CHAPTER 10 Developing the Mindset of Effective Students 208Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

CHAPTER 11 Applying Behavior Modification 226Sam Goldstein and Robert Brooks

CHAPTER 12 Cognitive Behavioral Strategies 279Lauren Braswell

CHAPTER 13 Strategies to Improve Self–Regulation 322Sandra Rief

CHAPTER 14 School–Based Interventions for Children with Internalizing Problems 361Janay B. Sander, Dawn S. Reinemann, and Jennifer A. Herren

CHAPTER 15 Building Social Skills 383Emily D. Warnes, Susan M. Sheridan, and S. Andrew Garbacz

CHAPTER 16 Bullies and Their Victims: A Problem–Solving Approach to Treatment and Prevention 408Myrna B. Shure

CHAPTER 17 Medications and Behavior 432Lawrence Diller and Sam Goldstein

CHAPTER 18 Concluding Remarks 460Sam Goldstein and Robert Brooks

APPENDIX Language Milestones in School–Age Children 465Janet Goldstein

References 469

Author Index 549

Subject Index 571

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"The book is a valuable resource for school psychologists working in consultation with teachers and other educational staff who must deal with issues such as disruptive behaviors, social learning problems, and bullying. Today′s school psychologists need a variety of tools to address all the demands of students in the 21st century. This book offers excellent ways to help these children be resilient in today′s complex world. It is a must have!" (NASP Communique, Sept 2007)
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