Education & Treatment of Children

Education & Treatment of Children is a periodical featuring information concerning the development of services for children and youth. The magazine includes reports written for educators and other child care and mental health providers focused on teaching, training, and treatment effectiveness. Since it was founded in 1947, Education & Treatment of Children is published quarterly. The magazine is published by West Virginia University Press.Subjects for Education & Treatment of Children include: Medicine and Surgery; Education.

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 4, November

A Comparative Analysis of Language, Suspension, and Academic Performance of Students with Emotional Disturbance and Students with Learning Disabilities
Abstract This study focused on the relationship among language, behavior, cognitive ability, and academic performance constructs for school-aged students identified with educational disabilities. The authors provide a review of research findings...
A Literature Review of Research Quality and Effective Practices in Alternative Education Settings
Abstract Effective behavioral practices for students with emotional/behavioral disorders (E/BD) are critical. Students with E/BD are often served in alternative education (AE) settings due to behavior that cannot be supported in a typical school...
An Examination of Typical Classroom Context and Instruction for Students with and without Behavioral Disorders
Abstract Classrooms are complex social systems in which teachers and students interact in a variety of ways across contexts. Of issue is both the nature and frequency of teachers' use of what typically are considered effective instructional practice...
An Investigation of the Impact of Function of Problem Behavior on Effectiveness of the Behavior Education Program (BEP)
The Behavior Education Program (BEP) is a check-in, check-out intervention implemented with students who are at-risk for engaging in more severe problem behavior. Previous research with middle and elementary school students found that the BEP was more...
A Strategy-Based Intervention to Improve Math Word Problem-Solving Skills of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Abstract It is a persistent challenge to meet the academic needs of students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) particularly in the area of math word problems. This study used a multiple-baseline across participants design for three elementary-aged...
Description of an Iterative Process for Intervention Development
Abstract Recent efforts to improve American educational practices have focused on determining the efficacy of interventions and instructional practices via randomized controlled trials. Aligned with this effort, the Institute for Education Sciences...
Direct Behavior Rating: A Review of the Issues and Research in Its Development
Abstract The conceptual foundation for Direct Behavior Rating as a behavior assessment method is reviewed. A contemporary definition of Direct Behavior Rating is framed as combining strengths of systematic direct observation and behavior rating...
Future Research Directions for the Field of E/BD: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
Abstract The origins and evolution of the field of emotional/behavioral disorders (E/BD) provide a context for offering suggestions for advancing the field. Building from this historical past and the research of others in the field, four broad recommendations...
Introduction
This special issue of Education and Treatment of Children (ETC) provides in-depth information on behavioral and academic interventions for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). This issue consists of ten peer-reviewed articles that...
Social Validity of a Positive Behavior Interventions and Support Model
Abstract As more schools turn to positive behavior interventions and support (PBIS) to address students' academic and behavioral problems, there is an increased need to adequately evaluate these programs for social relevance. The present study used...
The Richard E. Shores TECBD Strand on Research in Emotional Behavioral Disorders 2010
Some 20 years ago, a friend and colleague, Dr. Richard E. Shores, began a presentation strand at the Annual Teacher - Educators of Children with Behavioral Disorders Conference that was dedicated to show-casing and promoting research on issues related...
Transition Services for Juvenile Detainees with Disabilities: Findings on Recidivism
Abstract This study explores the effect of basic versus enhanced transition services on the recidivism of youth with disabilities in juvenile detention. The article describes the transition services provided and shares the results of a year-long,...

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