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The Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice has produced additional materials
on improving services for children and youth with emotional and behavioral problems. Most
of our products are free of charge and available by contacting the Center, except where
otherwise indicated. These and other related Center documents are also available on our
web site, and we encourage you to download them and make and distribute copies.
- Addressing Student Problem BehaviorPart I: An IEP Teams Introduction to
Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans. Written with some of
the countrys leading experts, this document serves as a useful tool for educators to
understand the requirements of IDEA 97 with regard to addressing behavior problems
and implement the fundamental principals and techniques of functional behavioral
assessment and positive behavioral supports with students with behavior problems.
- Addressing Student Problem BehaviorPart II: conducting a Functional Behavioral
Assessment. This second monograph in this series provides an in-depth discussion of
the rationale for functional behavioral assessment and instructions for how to conduct the
process. Sample forms are provided.
The fourth document in this seriesAddressing Student Problem
BehaviorPart IV: A Trainer of Trainers Guideis forthcoming.
- Functional Assessment and Behavioral Intervention Plans: Parts I & II are
two-hour video workshops on functional behavioral assessment and behavioral intervention
plans. Produced as a cooperative effort between the Center for Effective Collaboration and
Practice and Old Dominion University as part of ODUs state-funded technical
assistance project, Part I covers the definitions and origins of functional behavioral
assessment, what is involved in conducting a functional behavioral assessment and the
criteria for determining when one is needed, and other relevant issues surrounding this
technique. Part II builds on Part I to provide an in-depth discussion of and instruction
on how to conduct a functional behavioral assessment. Both are available from the Training
and Technical Assistance Center, Old Dominion University, 1401 West 49th Street, Norfolk,
Prepared for the U.S. Department of Education, the
National Agenda offers a blueprint for change and presents seven strategic targets and
cross-cutting themes for improving outcomes for children and youth with SED.
- The National Agenda for Achieving Better Results for Children and Youth with Serious
Emotional Disturbance (SED).
- Early Warning. Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools. This document was produced
in collaboration with the National Association of School Psychologists in response to the
Presidents call for the development of an early warning guide to help "adults
reach out to troubled children quickly and effectively." This guide has been
distributed to every district in the nation to help them identify children in need of
intervention into potentially violent emotions and behaviors. It can be acquired through
the U.S. Department of Education by calling toll-free l-877-4ED-PUBS or via the
Centers web site.
- Safeguarding Our Children: An Action Guide. This guide is intended to help school
and other local and state entities to implement the Early Warning, Timely Response: A
Guide to Safe Schools. The information within supports and offers guidance to those
working to implement the recommendations for creating safer and more effective schools
outlined in the initial publication. It can be acquired through the U.S. Department of
Education by calling toll-free 1-877-4ED-PUBS or via the Centers web site.
- Safe. Drug-Free, and Effective Schools for ALL Students: What Works! This report
came out of a collaborative effort between the Office of Special Education Programs and
the Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program, both of the U.S. Department of Education. It
profiles six different approaches in three different communities or districts to
addressing schoolwide prevention and reduction of violent and aggressive behavior by all
students. The report is the result of a literature review and focus groups with students,
families, administrators, teachers, and community change agents from local agencies.