Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Supports in Schools: Linking Assessment to Tier 2 Intervention (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series ) (Paperback)

Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Supports in Schools: Linking Assessment to Tier 2 Intervention (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series                   ) By Sara C. McDaniel, PhD, Allison L. Bruhn, Sara Estrapala, PhD Cover Image

Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Supports in Schools: Linking Assessment to Tier 2 Intervention (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series ) (Paperback)

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Meeting a critical need, this accessible guide addresses the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of developing and implementing effective Tier 2 social, emotional, and behavioral supports. The book provides explicit steps for identifying K–12 students who could benefit from Tier 2, matching evidence-based interventions to student needs, and making individualized, data-based decisions regarding adapting, fading, or intensifying supports. Chapters review exemplary interventions in the areas of conduct, self-regulation, social issues, emotional issues, and co-occurring academic and social–emotional–behavioral needs. The place of Tier 2 in schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) is explained, and keys to implementation fidelity are highlighted. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 23 reproducible forms and checklists that can also be downloaded and printed.
 
This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by Sandra M. Chafouleas.
 
Sara C. McDaniel, PhD, is a Principal Researcher at the American Institutes for Research. Previously, she was Professor of Special Education at the University of Alabama. Dr. McDaniel conducts research, publishes, and leads educators in the areas of positive behavioral interventions and supports; classroom management assessment and coaching; Tier 2 social, emotional, and behavioral supports; and preventive treatments for diverse populations of students at high risk. She is the recipient of awards from the Association for Positive Behavior Support, the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Research, and the University of Alabama, among other honors.

Allison L. Bruhn, PhD, is Professor of Special Education at the University of Iowa and Executive Director of the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health. The Center engages in professional development, research, graduate training, and clinical services to improve social, emotional, and behavioral outcomes for K–12 students and educators. Dr. Bruhn’s research focuses on practical, feasible interventions and assessment for students with challenging behavior, including a mobile app (MoBeGo) she developed to improve students’ self-management skills. She is committed to bridging the research-to-practice gap by engaging educational stakeholders in relationship building, professional development, research, and dissemination.
 
Sara Estrapala, PhD, is Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Missouri–Columbia. Her research focuses on Tier 1 and Tier 2 positive behavioral interventions and supports in high schools. She is particularly interested in studying student voice, self-regulation development, and usability and feasibility of implementation in the high school context. Dr. Estrapala has taught courses in functional behavioral assessment and in behavior and classroom management in elementary and high school settings. She is committed to translating research to practice by providing professional development for inservice and preservice teachers, writing for practitioner journals, and presenting at practitioner-focused professional conferences.
 
Product Details ISBN: 9781462554171
ISBN-10: 1462554172
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Publication Date: January 12th, 2024
Pages: 194
Language: English
Series: The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series