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Emotional and Behavioral Problems

A Handbook for Understanding and Handling Students

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Emotional and Behavioral Problems by Paul Zionts
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`This book is an excellent overview of a very complex area. It is a useful guide to identifying and treating with emotional and behavioural disorders (EBD), and is particularly outstanding on topic related to the educational system and the numerous laws and policies surrounding the education of children who have EBD.This book will serve the field well' - Krista Kutash, Deputy Director and Associate Professor Research and Training Centre for Children's Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Tampa, Florida Emotional and Behavioral Problems is designed to be a resource for persons dealing with children and adolescents who have emotional and/or behavioural disabilities. This book is invaluable to professionals dealing with children in all situations as well as to families.The information provided about childhood and adolescent emotional and behavioural problems is both straightforward and basic.

Author Biography

Paul Zionts is a professor of special education and Chairperson of the Department of Educational Foundations and Special Services at Kent State University. He has been a teacher in a reform school and an inner-city high school, a program director, consultant, and teacher trainer. He has lectured and provided training in local, state, and national events and has conducted hundreds of workshops that have included teachers, counselors, psycho- logists, social workers, administrators, parents, secretaries, and bus drivers. He has authored Teaching Disturbed and Disturbing Students (2nd edition) and Inclusion Strategies for Students with Learning and Behavior Problems, and he has coauthored with Richard Simpson both Autism (2nd edition) and Understanding Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Problems. Laura Zionts, PhD, is an assistant professor at Texas A&M University in the Department of Educational Psychology's Special Education, At-Risk and Bilingual Education program. She has worked with students who have emotional and behavioral disorders as a classroom teacher and a transition specialist. She has enjoyed teaching in both early elementary and secondary classrooms in mostly urban settings. Her primary area of research is the disproportionate representation of minority youth in programs for children and youth with behavioral disorders. Richard L. Simpson was Professor Emeritus at the University of Kansas. He was a member of the Department of Special Education faculty for over 40 years. While at the University of Kansas he directed numerous University of Kansas and University of Kansas Medical Center demonstration programs for students with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities and coordinated a variety of federal grant programs related to students with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities. He also worked as a special education teacher, school psychologist and coordinator of a community mental health outreach program. Rich authored numerous books, articles, and texts on a variety of topics connected to students with disabilities. Rich was the former senior editor of the professional journal Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. His awards include the Council for Exceptional Children Research Award, Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders Leadership Award, Autism Society of Kansas Leadership Award, and numerous University of Kansas awards and distinguished roles, including the Gene A. Budig Endowed Teaching Professorship of Special Education.
Release date NZ
May 7th, 2002
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Corwin Press Inc
Pages
256
Dimensions
178x254x13
ISBN-13
9780761977049
Product ID
2066348

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