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Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Brenda K. Scheuermann, Judy A. Hall

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 28, 2011

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For courses in Behavior Management, Behavior Analysis, and Positive Behavioral Supports.


A helpful blend of behavior management theory and practice that is build around the three-tier PBIS response-to-intervention model and that includes an array of helpful learning features.


The field of positive behavioral intervention and support is expanding rapidly, and the revised and reorganized second edition of Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom reflects the newest research and most exciting advances. With a new emphasis on the three-tier response-to-intervention model, the text continues to deliver readers an array of research-based strategies and techniques for strengthening appropriate behaviors and reducing challenging ones. Tackling both the “hows” and “whys” of behavioral management in the classroom, this text combines theory and practice in a way that helps students understand and apply effective strategies for behavioral support, assessment, and intervention in both school-wide settings and on an individual basis.

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Part I - Foundations of Behavior Management and Positive Behavioral Supports                      

Chapter 1 Introduction to Behavior Management and Positive Behavioral Supports

Chapter 2 Theoretical Models to Explain Challenging Behavior


Part II - Assessment and Monitoring                                                                                               

Chapter 3 Determining Reasons for Challenging Behavior Through Functional Assessment

Chapter 4 Prevention Through Behavioral and Academic Monitoring


Part III - Creating a Proactive Learning Environment Through Universal Level Supports and Interventions 

Chapter 5 Prevention Through Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Supports

Chapter 6 Prevention Through Rules and Procedures

Chapter 7 Prevention Through Effective Use of Schedule, Climate, and Classroom Planning and Organization

Chapter 8 Prevention Through High-Quality Instruction


Part IV - Targeted Level Inteventions and Supports 

Chapter 9  Providing Support Through Social Skills Instruction

Chapter 10 Providing Support Through Reinforcement: Introduction to Reinforcement

Chapter 11 Providing Support Through Specific Reinforcement Applications


Part IV - Behavior Reductive Interventions

Chapter 12 Managing Challenging Behaviors Using Behavior Reductive Interventions 

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Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition
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$49.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-214822-1