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Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports, 4th Edition

By John J. Wheeler, David Dean Richey

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 2, 2018


Unlock the power of positive behavior intervention supports for your students
Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports provides readers with a thorough overview of behavior analysis and PBIS theory and applications. Using vignettes and student examples, the book shows teachers how to achieve optimal behavioral and learning outcomes for their students–regardless of the challenging behavior exhibited. Chapters address universal tools such as reinforcement, meaningful instruction, and student progress monitoring. Behavior support plans demonstrate how to implement techniques for students at all levels and abilities across learning environments

Referencing the latest research in the field, the 4th Edition expands its coverage of prevention, schoolwide PBIS, and student progress monitoring.

Table of Contents

Brief Contents
CHAPTER  1  Understanding Behavior in Children and Youth  1
CHAPTER  2  Family/Professional Partnerships 26
CHAPTER  3  Ensuring Ethical Practices in the Delivery of PBIS 52
CHAPTER  4  Prevention Through Effective Instruction 74
CHAPTER  5  Understanding Functional Behavior Assessment 103
CHAPTER  6  Single-Case Design 124
CHAPTER  7   Planning Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports 143
CHAPTER  8   Evaluating Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports 169
CHAPTER  9   Using Reinforcement to Increase Appropriate Behavior 193
CHAPTER  10  Teaching Positive Replacement Behaviors 215
CHAPTER  11  Minimizing Challenging Behavior 234
CHAPTER  12  PBIS and Self-Determination 249
References 269 
Name Index 291 
Subject Index 295