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The Educator's Guide to Solving Common Behavior Problems

The Educator's Guide to Solving Common Behavior Problems

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March 2008 | 128 pages | Corwin
This readable, humorous book presents the research-supported principles of positive behavioural management in a way that will appeal to teachers, school leaders, and other professionals who work with children and adolescents. The author presents key behaviour management strategies with references to literature, music, and popular culture that illustrate the humour in behavioural issues while providing an overview of the foundations of effective behaviour management. Each short chapter discusses a basic behavioural strategy or principle by using anecdotes and analogies and drawing parallels to real-life situations.
About the Author
1. Introduction
2. Asking the Right Questions
3. Just Say "Yo"
4. Have a Plan
5. The Importance of Bonding
6. If You Don't Beat Them, They Will Never Learn
7. Meeting Developmental Needs
8. Move Those Buns!
9. The Anxiety Trap
10. Find the Function
11. Don't Be an Old Yeller
12. Let Them Eat Cake--It Reinforces Their Behavior
13. Nurturing
14. Bag It, but Don't Tag It
15. You Say "Tomato," I Say "Abnormal"
16. Positive Power of the Group
17. Moving Past Misbehavior
18. Challenges for Children Today
19. Using Finesse
20. The Inevitable Attack
21. Calling for Help
22. Conclusion: Every Therapy Has a Success Story

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Raymond Jefferson Waller

Raymond J. Waller is an associate professor of special education at Piedmont College/Athens and is on the faculty at the University of Georgia in the School of Social Work. He is an active school consultant in the areas of student behavior problems and child and adolescent mental health issues. More About Author

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