Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports (4e) : 9780134792187

Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports (4e)

 
Edition
 
4
ISBN
 
9780134792187
ISBN 10
 
0134792181
Published
 
02/03/2018
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
456
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$119.99
 
 
 
Description
Unlock the power of positive behavior intervention supports for your students
Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports provides readers with a thorough overview of behavior analysis and PBIS theory and applications. 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 address 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 across learning environments

Referencing the latest research in the field, the 4th Edition expands its coverage of prevention, schoolwide PBIS, and student progress monitoring.
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
New to this edition
  • Features current coverage of the most important behavior management topics to demonstrate how PBIS is evolving and can be applied as a proactive means of promoting meaningful outcomes for all students.
  • Expands its focus on prevention to pinpoint how meaningful instruction can be used to intercept challenging behaviors (Throughout, and chs. 4 and 10).
  • Expands its emphasis on schoolwide PBIS to demonstrate how it can be applied to prevent and minimize challenging behavior (Ch. 11).
  •  Increases emphasis on student progress monitoring and assessment to discuss ways to use single-case designs to track student performance (Ch. 6).
Check out the preface for a complete list of features and what's new in this edition.
Features & benefits
  • Updated - Features current coverage of the most important behavior management topics to demonstrate how PBIS is evolving and can be applied as a proactive means of promoting meaningful outcomes for all students.
  • Uses real learner and real classroom vignettes to introduce key principles of PBIS and ways to respond to challenging behavior.
  • Revised - Expands its focus on prevention to pinpoint how meaningful instruction can be used to intercept challenging behaviors (Throughout, and chs. 4 and 10).
  • Updated - Expands its emphasis on schoolwide PBIS to demonstrate how it can be applied to prevent and minimize challenging behavior (Ch. 11).
  • Examines the applications of PBIS within classrooms, including practical strategies for collecting functional behavior assessment (FBA) data and teaching replacement behaviors (Ch. 5).
  • Updated -  Increases emphasis on student progress monitoring and assessment to discuss ways to use single-case designs to track student performance (Ch. 6).
  • Includes practical applications for behavior support plans (BSPs) that model how to use positive behavior supports to improve behavior and learning for all students.
  • Explains the role of reinforcement to show ways to use this technique to increase appropriate behaviors in the classroom and around the school.
  • Focuses on the importance of self-determination to solidify how to use this technique to increase appropriate behaviors in the classroom and around the school.
  • Highlights how response to intervention (RTI) and PBIS can complement one another.
  • Offers study features that promote understanding including Activities to Extend Your Learning, Further Reading and Exploration, Concepts to Understand, Key Terms, and Summaries.
Check out the preface for a complete list of features and what's new in this edition.
Author biography
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.