Behavioral Disorders

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Articles from Vol. 37, No. 3, May

A Qualitative Study of Individual and Peer Factors Related to Effective Nonviolent versus Aggressive Responses to Problem Situations among Adolescents with High Incidence Disabilities
ABSTRACT:To enhance the positive adjustment of youths with high incidence disabilities, a better understanding of the factors that influence their use of effective responses in challenging situations is needed. In this qualitative study, adolescents...
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Coping Power Dissemination Study: Intervention and Special Education Effects on Academic Outcomes
ABSTRACT:This study examines whether a school-based preventive intervention for children with aggressive behavior affects children's academic outcomes when it is implemented by school counselors in a dissemination field trial. The Coping Power program...
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Introduction to the Special Issue of Behavioral Disorders: Serving the Needs of Youth with Disabilities through School-Based Violence Prevention Efforts
ABSTRACT:Youth with disabilities may be at increased risk of involvement in peer victimization and, in some cases, peer-based aggression. This special issue of Behavioral Disorders aims to gain a better understanding of peer-based victimization and aggression...
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Involvement in Bullying among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Parents' Perspectives on the Influence of School Factors
ABSTRACT:Children with developmental disabilities are at an increased risk for involvement in bullying, and children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may be at particular risk because of challenges with social skills and difficulty maintaining friendships,...
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Risk and Protective Factors Associated with the Bullying Involvement of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
ABSTRACT:Bullying has been recognized as a dynamic process, where involvement is based on interactions between an individual and the social-ecological factors related to the individual's environment. While involvement in bullying is not exclusive to...
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The Social Functions of Antisocial Behavior: Considerations for School Violence Prevention Strategies for Students with Disabilities
ABSTRACT:Research on school social dynamics suggests that antisocial behavior is often supported by peer group processes particularly during late childhood and adolescence. Building from a social interactional framework, this article explores how information...
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Violence Prevention and Students with Disabilities: Perspectives from the Field of Youth Violence Prevention
* Though violent crime rates have decreased generally over the past two decades, youth violence remains a significant public health problem. Each year in the United States there are over 5,000 homicide victims between the ages of 1 0 and 24 years and...
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Violence Prevention and Students with Disabilities: Thinking Functionally and Providing Evidence Based Supports and Accommodations
* In their seminal paper, Walker et al. (1 996) observed that far too many youth under the age of 19 were caught up in an epidemic of societal violence. Moreover, this violence was increasingly present in schools, disrupting learning and raising levels...
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