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. 35, No. 4, November

Effects of Tiered Training on General Educators' Use of Specific Praise
Abstract Research suggests a compelling correlation between teacher behavior and effective learning environments. Focusing on the evidence-based teaching skill of offering behavior-specific praise (BSP), the researchers worked with three elementary-level...
Exclusionary Discipline Practices across Students' Racial/ethnic Backgrounds and Disability Status: Findings from the Pacific Northwest
Abstract We examined 2009-2010 data on exclusionary discipline practices from one state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States across students' racial/ethnic backgrounds and disability status. Our focus was on proportionate representation...
Girls with Emotional Disturbance and a History of Arrest: Characteristics and School-Based Predictors of Arrest
Abstract Research suggests that girls receiving special education services for Emotional Disturbance (ED) may have unique characteristics and needs. Similarly, juvenile justice research has identified unique characteristics of court-involved girls....
Importance, Usage, and Preparedness to Implement Evidence-Based Practices for Students with Emotional Disabilities: A Comparison of Knowledge and Skills of Special Education and General Education Teachers
Abstract A growing number of students with emotional disabilities (ED) receive at least some of their instruction in general education classrooms. Accordingly, special education and general education teachers must be prepared to address the diverse...
Introduction
This special issue of Education and Treatment of Children (ETC) explores social and institutional factors affecting students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD), as well as school-based interventions aimed at supporting these students. This...
Tier 2 Supports to Improve Motivation and Performance of Elementary Students with Behavioral Challenges and Poor Work Completion
Abstract We offer a methodological illustration for researchers and practitioners of how to conduct a development study consistent with the parameters delineated by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES; U.S. Department of Education [USDE], 2010)...
Understanding the Experience of Girls with EBD in a Gender-Responsive Support Group
Abstract This study examined the perceptions of adolescent girls with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) who were participating in a support group. The focus of the study was to explore the perceptions of the girls' friendships, connectedness...
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