Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports, Loose-Leaf Version (3rd Edition)

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Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports, 3/e provides the best of behavior analysis and positive behavior supports (PBS) available in a book. Using vignettes and student examples, the book shows teachers how to achieve optimal behavioral and learning outcomes for their students–regardless of the challenging behavior exhibited. Chapters focus on universal tools such as reinforcement, meaningful instruction, and student progress monitoring. Behavior Support Plans demonstrate how to implement techniques for students at all levels and abilities. Referencing the latest research in the field, this edition expands coverage of prevention, RTI, and assessment as it unlocks the power of positive behavior supports.   

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Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports, 3/e provides the best of behavior analysis and positive behavior supports (PBS) available in a book. Using vignettes and student examples, the book shows teachers how to achieve optimal behavioral and learning outcomes for their students–regardless of the challenging behavior exhibited. Chapters focus on universal tools such as reinforcement, meaningful instruction, and student progress monitoring. Behavior Support Plans demonstrate how to implement techniques for students at all levels and abilities. Filled with assignments and study aids, this edition unlocks the power of positive behavior supports for all students.   

 

New to the Edition:

  • The latest research in the field of Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS) includes discussion of the portability of PBS within the classrooms and how to collect functional behavior assessment data within classroom settings.
  • Expanded focus on prevention (Chapter 4) pinpoints how meaningful instruction can be used to intercept challenging behaviors.
  • More on Response to Intervention (RTI) highlights how RTI and positive behavior supports can complement one another in the classroom.
  • New information on student progress monitoring and assessment (Chapter 6) discusses ways to use single-subject designs to track student performance.
  • Expanded coverage of reinforcement (Chapter 9) solidifies how to use this technique to increase appropriate behaviors in the classroom and around the school.
  • Stronger treatment of self-determination reveals how it can be fostered in children and youth with disabilities.
  • More Behavior Support Plans (BSP's) model how to use positive behavior supports to improve behavior and learning for all students.
  • New student examples provide illustrations showing how positive behavior supports can be used with different ages and ability levels at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.

About the Author:

John Wheeler, Ph.D. is currently Director of the Center of Excellence in Early Childhood Learning and Development and Professor of Special Education at East Tennessee State University.  He has served in many roles throughout his career in special education that have included teaching, research, and administration as Dean. He continues to conduct research in the areas of positive behavior supports, autism and developmental disabilities.  He enjoys time with family and masters Olympic-style weightlifting as a hobby.

 

David Dean Richey, Ph.D., is currently Emeritus Professor of Special Education at Tennessee Technological University where in post-retirement he works with doctoral students in young children at risk, families and positive behavior support. Beginning in 1966 as a teacher-counselor for young children labeled emotionally disturbed and extending through many years of faculty teaching in the areas of early childhood special education, emotional disturbance-behavior disorders, and family partnerships, Dr. Richey’s career spans forty-six years of research, teaching and service. He enjoys time with his family, grandchildren and friends, in addition to gardening, traveling, reading and college athletics.

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