Difficult Students and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom: Teacher Responses That Work

Difficult Students and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom: Teacher Responses That Work

by Vance Austin PhD, Daniel Sciarra PhD


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393707540
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 08/08/2016
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 898,178
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Vance Austin, PhD, is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Special Education at Manhattanville College and also teachers part-time in a special high school for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. He has formerly worked full time as a special education teacher in both public and private schools where he accumulated over 25 years of teaching experience and has also taught at several colleges and universities. He has authored many articles and book chapters, and presented at numerous national and international conferences on the topics of effective teaching and behavior management. He lives in Port Chester, NY.

Daniel Sciarra, PhD, LCMHC, NCC, is a psychologist, former school counselor, and Professor of Counselor Education and Director of Counseling programs at Hofstra University. Fluently bilingual in Spanish, he maintains a clinical practice with Latino children, adolescents, and families through the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut. His research interests include multicultural counseling, racial identity development, and the role of the school counselor in the promotion of academic achievement and educational attainment among students of color. He lives in Hempstead, NY.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: Manifesto for Good Teaching 11

Chapter 1 Attachment Theory and Its Application to Good Teaching 1

Chapter 2 Principles of Pedagogy for Teachers of Students with Challenging Behaviors 30

Chapter 3 Teaching Students with Disruptive Disorders 44

Chapter 4 Teaching Students with Anxiety Disorders 69

Chapter 5 Teaching Students with Mood Disorders 92

Chapter 6 Teaching Students with Eating-Disordered Behavior 110

Chapter 7 Teaching Students Who Bully and Are Bullied 137

Chapter 8 Teaching Students Who Are Victims of Bias in the Classroom 150

Chapter 9 Teaching Students Who Are Survivors of Suicide 171

Chapter 10 Teaching Students with High-Functioning Autism and Social Skill Deficits 188

Chapter 11 Teaching Students with Impulsivity 207

Chapter 12 Wrapping Up: A Review of the Framework 231

References 243

Index 275

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