ISBN-10:
0135010713
ISBN-13:
2900135010715
Pub. Date:
07/27/2009
Publisher:
Pearson
Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports / Edition 2

Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports / Edition 2

by John J. Wheeler

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ISBN-13: 2900135010715
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/27/2009
Series: Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

John J. Wheeler, Ph.D., is currently Professor of Special Education at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Wheeler has served in many roles during his 35-year career including service as a special education teacher, professor, researcher, associate dean, and dean. His career has focused on the provision of technical assistance, program development, and research in the delivery of positive behavioral interventions and supports to children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities in rural and underserved areas.

David Dean Richey, Ph.D. (1943—2014), received his Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill and had many professional roles while at Tennessee Tech University, including Professor, Associate Dean, and Interim Dean of the College of Education. He worked tirelessly for the care and well-being of young children with special needs and their families, specifically in his pivotal role in the establishment of Tennessee’s Early Intervention System in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. Dr. Richey was a devoted husband to his wife Linda; father to Patrick, Amy, Amanda, Hicham, Adam, and Gervan; and active grandfather to Noor, Lena, and Kaja. He was also a compassionate advocate for families and children, a mentor to countless students, a scholar, and a prolific gardener.

Table of Contents


Brief Contents
CHAPTER 1 Understanding Behavior in Children and Youth 1
CHAPTER 2 Family/Professional Partnerships 26
CHAPTER 3 Ensuring Ethical Practices in the Delivery of PBIS 52
CHAPTER 4 Prevention Through Effective Instruction 74
CHAPTER 5 Understanding Functional Behavior Assessment 103
CHAPTER 6 Single-Case Design 124
CHAPTER 7 Planning Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports 143
CHAPTER 8 Evaluating Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports 169
CHAPTER 9 Using Reinforcement to Increase Appropriate Behavior 193
CHAPTER 10 Teaching Positive Replacement Behaviors 215
CHAPTER 11 Minimizing Challenging Behavior 234
CHAPTER 12 PBIS and Self-Determination 249
References 269
Name Index 291
Subject Index 295

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