Antisocial Behavior in School: Strategies and Best Practices / Edition 1by Hill M. Walker, Elizabeth Ramsey, Elizabeth Ramsey, Geoff Colvin, Geoff Colvin
Pub. Date: 11/28/1994
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This book describes best practices for coping with antisocial behavior patterns among children and youth in school. Designed to enhance educators understanding of the nature, origins and causes of antisocial behavior, this book offers interventions and model programs that can be used in preventing or remediating this growing problem in the schools. .Universal
This book describes best practices for coping with antisocial behavior patterns among children and youth in school. Designed to enhance educators understanding of the nature, origins and causes of antisocial behavior, this book offers interventions and model programs that can be used in preventing or remediating this growing problem in the schools. .Universal intervention approaches aimed at prevention are offered in Chapters 3, 4, and 5 and cover: 1) establishing a school-wide discipline plan; 2) implementing practices and strategies that contribute to effective schooling and academic achievement; 3) managing teacher-student interactions effectively; and 4) conducting social skills training for entire classrooms of students. Chapters 5, 6, 7, and 8 cover selected remediation interventions such as: 1) intensive social skills instruction procedures (a pull out program that may include a small group of normal peers); 2) individualized behavior management and support programs in the classroom that prevent escalated, hostile teacher-student confrontations; 3) a combined social skills training and individualized behavior management program for use on the playground in improving the antisocial students social interactions, peer relations, and ability to abide by playground rules; and 4) procedures for involving parents.
Table of Contents
1. Antisocial Behavior Patterns in Children and Youth: Characteristics, Causes, and Outcomes. 2. Issues and Procedural Recommendations Regarding Effective Interventions for Antisocial Behavior in School. 3. The Acting-Out Behavior Cycle of Antisocial Students in the Classroom: A Conceptual Model. 4. Strategies for Managing the Phases of Acting-Out Behavior. 5. Establishing a Schoolwide Discipline Plan. 6. Instructing and Managing the Classroom Environment. 7. An Instructional Approach to Teaching Adaptive Behavior Patterns. 8. Instructing and Managing the Antisocial Student on the Playground. 9. Social Skills: Importance and Assessment. 10. Social Skills: Implementation and Generalization. 11. Parent Involvement in the Schooling of Antisocial Students. 12. Case-Study Applications of Best Practices with Antisocial Students. 13. School Violence, Gangs, and Safety: Toward Proactive Strategies. Epilogue.
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