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Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth / Edition 10
     

Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth / Edition 10

by James M. Kauffman, Timothy J. Landrum
 

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ISBN-10: 0132658089

ISBN-13: 9780132658089

Pub. Date: 03/15/2012

Publisher: Pearson

The tenth edition of Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth follows the text's long-standing reputation for trusted research, a teacher-focused presentation, and clear explanations of the concepts related to students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD).

Organized around major concepts, the text helps

Overview

The tenth edition of Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth follows the text's long-standing reputation for trusted research, a teacher-focused presentation, and clear explanations of the concepts related to students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD).

Organized around major concepts, the text helps readers understand the background of EBD, the origins of disordered behaviors, types of disorders and the procedures associated with assessment. Case studies, Personal Reflections, and Questions for Reflection reach out to the reader and illustrate the characteristics of learners with emotional and behavioral disorders.

New to This Edition

  • A streamlined four-part format reorganizes material to focus on a Point of Departure (Part I); Possible Causes (Part II); Types of Disordered Behavior (Part III) and Assessment (Part IV).

  • A unified chapter on assessment (Chapter 15) offers a simpler and more useful approach to the topic.

  • A new emphasis on teaching social skills (Part III) presents specific targets of assessment and intervention for specific disorders.

  • Over 150 new or updated references highlight the most current research findings and establish support for the recommendations found throughout the text.

  • New tables and figures capture current issues and trends and include some expository material which elaborates on the visuals.

  • A revised, separately available companion casebook includes new cases and expanded interviews from teachers working with students who have been diagnosed with the disorders discussed in Part III. “Cases in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth, 3e” ISBN: 0132684667.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132658089
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/15/2012
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
261,744
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. THE PROBLEM AND ITS HISTORY.

1. Definition: The Nature of the Problem.
2. Prevalence: The Extent of the Problem.
3. The History of the Problem: Development of the Field.
4. Conceptual Models: Approaches to the Problem.

PART II. ASSESSMENT.

5. Screening and Classification.
6. Evaluation for Instruction.

PART III. CAUSAL FACTORS.

7. Biological Factors.
8. Family Factors.
9. School Factors.
10. Cultural Factors.

PART IV. FACETS OF DISORDERED BEHAVIOR.

11. Attention and Activity Disorders.
12. Conduct Disorder: Overt Aggression.
13. Conduct Disorder: Covert Antisocial Behavior.
14. Problem Behaviors of Adolescence: Delinquency, Substance Abuse, and Early Sexual Activity.
15. Anxiety and Related Disorders.
16. Depression and Suicidal Behavior.
17. Schizophrenia and Pervasive Developmental Disorders.

PART V. IMPLICATIONS: A BEGINNING POINT.

18. A Personal Statement.
Glossary.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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