Welcome to the Center for Effective Collaboration and
Practice's Author Online page! Here you can join discussions with authors
of articles relating to emotional and behavioral problems. The Center believes this will
be a great place to bring people and ideas together. Before joining the discussion, please
visit our Etiquette Guidelines. In this forum, we encourage
- ask the author(s) to clarify a point, elaborate further, or
give more examples
- share your own experiences and perspectives
- invite other readers to describe what they are thinking,
planning, and doing in this area.
The Center is happy to be able to provide this opportunity
for close collaboration between researchers and others working with children and youth who
have emotional and behavioral problems.
The National Center to Improve Practice
also hosts an Author Online forum in collaboration with the Council for Exceptional Children. Their
forum features authors of articles from TEACHING Exceptional
Children. We encourage you to visit their discussions as well.
Culture in Special
Education - Join Maya Kalyanpur of Towson State University, and Beth Harry of
the University of Miami, in a discussion of their recent book: Culture in Special
Education: Building Reciprocal Family-Provider Relationships. Online until mid
Remediation and Prevention
of Aggression: Preliminary Findings - Join Phil Strain of the University of
Colorado at Denver, in a discussion of this recent paper, coauthored with Matt Timm of
Tennessee Voices for Children. Online through the month of June.
Authors of Volume III
III: The Role of Education in a System of Care: Effectively Serving Children with
Emotional or Behavioral Disorders.
December 1999 - Dr.
James Garbarino, Director the Family Life Development Center at Cornell University and
author of the recent book Lost Boys: Why Our
Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them, was online to discuss violence in youth.
Chapter 1 of Lost
Boys is available online.
1999 - Ms. Jennifer Simpson and Dr. Nancy Koroloff, both of the Research and
Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health at Portland State
University, were online to discuss Volume II: Promising Practices
in Family-Provider Collaboration.
1999 - Ms. Trina Osher, Coordinator of Policy and Research with the
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health, was online to discuss Volume I: New Roles for
Families in Systems of Care.
1999 - Dr. Mitchell Yell on an article he wrote entitled, "Teacher Liability for Student Injury and Misconduct,"
which was published in Beyond Behavior, Winter 1997.
- Dr. Frank Fecser on an article he co-authored with Dr. Nick Long entitled
"Life Space Crisis Intervention"
published in Beyond Behavior, Winter 1997. Read the article, look over Dr. Fecser's introduction to the topic, and read a short biography of the author himself.
January 1998 - Dr. Brenda
Scheuermann on an article she co-authored with Dr. Jo Webber entitled "A Challenging Future: Current Barriers and
Recommended Action for Our Field." Meet Dr. Scheuermann and read her
introduction to this discussion at About
1997 - Dr. Carl Smith on "Advocacy for Students with Emotional and
Behavioral Disorders: One Call for Redirected Efforts."
1997 - Dr. Ron Nelson on "The
Current and Future Outcomes of Interpersonal Social Interactions: The Views of Students
with Behavioral Disorders."
- Dr. Dwight Sweeney on "Psychopharmacologic
Medications: What Every Teachers Needs to Know." Also check out the School Mental Health Project's
Resource Aid Packet entitled Students and Psychotropic Medication: The School's Role,
which provides guidance and assistance with staff training and family interventions.