Antisocial Behavior in Schools: Evidence-Based Practices (with InfoTrac®) / Edition 2

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This classic in the literature of child violence and antisocial behavior has been updated to include coverage of the most recent and important school safety, prevention, and universal intervention programs. ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR IN SCHOOL has often been commended for its comprehensive coverage of the nature, origins, and causes of antisocial behavior as well its consistent focus on the best practices, interventions, and model programs for preventing and remediating this most destructive of behavior disorders. The authors' practical focus is reinforced by the inclusion of many useful tools for teachers and other professionals including worksheets, guidelines, assessment instruments, and a full chapter of case studies built around best practices for working with antisocial students.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534258849
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/8/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Hill M. Walker is one of the nation's leading authorities on antisocial behavior and school safety programs. He is the co-director of the University of Oregon's Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior (IVDB). Walker's research interests include social skills assessment and intervention, violence prevention, early intervention, school safety, and longitudinal research. Dr. Walker received the Council for Exceptional Children Research Award in 1993, and the University of Oregon Presidential Medal in 2000. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oregon Social Learning Center and is a consultant to the Citizens Crime Commission, an affiliate of the Portland, Oregon, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.

Elizabeth Ramsey, Ph.D., holds a degree in Special Education and specializes in working with parents and their children. She recently authored A FAMILY GUIDE TO SECOND STEP, a family violence prevention program developed by The Committee for Children in Seattle, WA.

Frank Gresham, who has published extensively, is currently Distinguished Professor and Director of the School Psychology program at UC--Riverside. In 2000, he was named Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science. His major areas of research include: Social Skills Assessment and Training with Children; Behavioral Consultation; and Applied Behavior Analysis. Gresham's teaching interests include: School Psychology; Consultation; Applied Psychological Measurement; Ecological Behavioral Analysis; Behavior Disorders.

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Table of Contents

1. Antisocial Behavior, Conduct Disorder, Delinquency, and Violence Among At-Risk Children and Youths: Characteristics, Causes, and Outcomes. 2. Issues, Guidelines, and Resources For Use In Implementing School-Based Interventions for Antisocial Behavior and Violence. 3. Best Practices in Assessment of Antisocial Behavior Patterns. 4. Preventing Antisocial Behavior by Addressing Risk Factors Within Family, School, and Community Contexts. 5. Proven Principles and Practices for Managing Antisocial Behavior. 6. Assessment and Classification of Social Competence Deficits Among Antisocial Youth. 7. Principles and Procedures of Social Skills Instruction and Generalization Programming for Antisocial Children and Youth. 8. Bullying, Harassment, Peer-Related Aggression, and Mean-Spirited Teasing in School. 9. Parent Involvement in the Schooling of Antisocial Students: Critical Issues and Best Practices. 10. Case-Study Applications of Best Practices with Antisocial Students. 11. Youth Violence, Gangs, and School Safety: Reducing Risks and Enhancing Protections.
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