Classroom Management for Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators

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SAGE Publications, Mar 27, 2008 - Education - 134 pages
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'General education teachers need more information and guidance on how to effectively work with students with emotional and behavioral disorders. This book provides an overview of the various needs and characteristics that many of these students display.' Emily Wilmes, Emotional Behavioral Disorder TeacherRoosevelt Elementary School, Mankato, MNEffective methods for teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders!Written by experts in the field of special education, this guide provides a clear and comprehensive overview of emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD), along with practical guidelines for working with students diagnosed with EBD. Aligned with the reauthorization of IDEA 2004, these effective and culturally sensitive techniques help teachers understand and distinguish typical behavior from the symptoms, problems, and characteristics of EBD, such as moodiness, argumentative behavior, anger, difficulty interacting with peers, refusing to share, and inability or unwillingness to take responsibility.Ideal for general and special education teachers, this step-by-step resource includes references, a glossary, and information about:Positive reinforcements and effective instructional interventions for the classroom Federal regulations related to students with EBD Ways to promote healthy social interactions Classroom management strategies for specific disorders Classroom Management for Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders provides invaluable guidance for redirecting students toward more appropriate behaviors, building important social skills, and establishing a positive classroom climate for all learners.

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Roger Pierangelo is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Literacy at Long Island University. He has been an administrator of special education programs and served for eighteen years as a permanent member of Committees on Special Education. He has over thirty years of experience in the public school system as a general education classroom teacher and school psychologist, and is a consultant to numerous private and public schools, PTAs, and SEPTA groups. Pierangelo has also been an evaluator for the New York State Office of Vocational and Rehabilitative Services and a director of a private clinic. He is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist, certified school psychologist, and a Board Certified Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology. Pierangelo is currently president of The National Association of Special Education Teachers, executive director of The American Academy of Special Education Professionals, and vice-president of The National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education.

Pierangelo earned his BS degree from St. John's University, his MS from Queens College, Professional Diploma from Queens College, PhD from Yeshiva University, and Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association, Nassau County Psychological Association, New York State Union of Teachers, and Phi Delta Kappa.

Pierangelo is the coauthor of numerous books, including The Big Book of Special Education Resources and The Step-by-Step Book Series for Special Educators.

George Giuliani is an assistant professor at Hofstra University's School of Education and Allied Health and Human Services, in the Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education, and Rehabilitation. He is the executive director of the National Association of Special Education Professionals, president of the National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education (NAPCSE), vice-president of the National Association of Special Education Teachers, and an educational consultant for various school districts. He has provided numerous workshops for parents and teachers on a variety of special education and psychological topics.

Giuliani earned Board Certification as a Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology. Giuliani is also a New York State licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, and has an extensive private practice focusing on children with special needs. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association, the National Association of School Psychologists, Suffolk County Psychological Association, Psi Chi, American Association of University Professors, and the Council for Exceptional Children. Giuliani earned his BA from the College of the Holy Cross, MS from St. John's University, JD from City University Law School, and PsyD from Rutgers University, The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology.

Giuliani is the coauthor of numerous books, including The Big Book of Special Education Resources and The Step-by-Step Book Series for Special Educators.

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