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. 31, No. 4, November

A Preliminary Examination to Identify the Presence of Quality Indicators in Single-Subject Research
Abstract Scholars in the field of special education put forth a series of papers that proposed quality indicators for specific research designs that must be present for a study to be considered of high quality, as well as standards for evaluating...
Detained and Committed Youth: Examining Differences in Achievement, Mental Health Needs, and Special Education Status
Abstract Currently, there is limited research about the relationship between academic, mental health needs, and special education status among populations of incarcerated youth. Additionally, little is known about differences between special education...
Education and Treatment of Children: Manuscript Guidelines
Education and Treatment of Children (ETC) is devoted to the dissemination of information concerning the development of services for children and youth. A Primary criterion for publication is that the material be of direct value to educators and other...
Identification and Treatment of Anxiety in Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders: A Review of the Literature
Abstract Anxiety affects school achievement, yet it is rarely targeted for intervention in students with emotional or behavioral disorders (EBD). This review of the literature summarizes existing research on (1) the prevalence of anxiety disorders...
Perceptions of Gender Differences in the Expression of Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities
Abstract Few resources identify specific needs and interventions for girls with emotional and behavioral disabilities (EBD). This qualitative analysis asks fifteen teacher and counselor professionals about their perceptions of girls with EBD through...
Primary Prevention Programs at the Elementary Level: Issues of Treatment Integrity, Systematic Screening, and Reinforcement
Abstract This study examined issues of treatment integrity, systematic screenings, and access to reinforcement relative to school-wide positive behavior support programs (SW-PBS) implemented in two rural elementary schools during the first year...
Severe Behavior Disorders of Children and Youth: Editors' Introduction
This special issue of Education and Treatment of Children represents a peer-reviewed sample of the best research presented at the 31st Annual Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders. The seven articles presented in this special issue...
Training Elementary School General Educators to Implement Function-Based Support
Abstract Function-based support (FBS) is an intervention strategy aimed at decreasing problem behaviors and increasing replacement behaviors via functional behavioral assessment and behavioral intervention planning. Although FBS is considered best...
Using a Mobile Handheld Computer to Teach a Student with an Emotional and Behavioral Disorder to Self-Monitor Attention
Abstract Teaching students to self-monitor their attention or on-task behavior has a robust history of success in school and has been an effective strategy for students of all ages, including those with and without disabilities. However, this strategy...
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