Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties: Theory to Practice

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Teachers in mainstream schools are increasingly confronted with children with severe emotional and behavioural difficulties, for whose performance and effect on the rest of the class they are held accountable. Often exclusion seems to be the only option. This book shows that it is not. It provides a concise, clearly written guide to the major approaches which can be used to deal with emotional and behavioural difficulties - their possibilities and their pitfalls. It will be invaluable reading for special needs ...

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Overview

Teachers in mainstream schools are increasingly confronted with children with severe emotional and behavioural difficulties, for whose performance and effect on the rest of the class they are held accountable. Often exclusion seems to be the only option. This book shows that it is not. It provides a concise, clearly written guide to the major approaches which can be used to deal with emotional and behavioural difficulties - their possibilities and their pitfalls. It will be invaluable reading for special needs coordinators, individual teachers reflecting on the issue in their own classrooms and heads wishing to establish whole school approaches to the problem.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415071994
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/27/1994
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why This Book Is Necessary 1
1 The Nature and Development of Behaviour Problems 15
2 Educational Responses to Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties 31
3 The Importance of Relationships 51
4 Behavioural Approaches 73
5 Seeing Problems in Context 85
6 Classroom Management 115
7 The Value of the Special School Or Unit 137
8 Making the Ordinary School Special 149
9 Towards School Effectiveness 173
References 191
Author index 203
Subject index 205
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