Half Title Page.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Introduction: Themes and Dimensions of EBD: A Conceptual Overview.
1: Contexts, Definitions, and Terminologies.
2: International Perspectives in EBD: Critical Issues.
3: What Do We Mean By ‘EBD’?.
4: Defining Emotional or Behavioral Disorders: The Quest for Affirmation.
5: Identifying EBD Students in the Context of Schooling Using the Federal ED Definition: Where We've Been, Where We Are, and Where We Need to Go.
6: Is EBD ‘Special’, and is ‘Special Education’ an Appropriate Response?.
7: The Importance of the ‘E’ in ‘EBD’.
8: Roots, Causes, and Allegiances.
9: Causality and Emotional or Behavioral Disorders: An Introduction.
10: Biology, Emotion and Behavior: The Value of a Biopsychosocial Perspective in Understanding SEBD.
11: Genetic Causes and Correlates of EBD: A Snapshot in Time and Space.
12: Social Contexts, Cultures and Environments.
13: The Influence of School Contexts and Processes on Violence and Disruption.
14: Academic Achievement and Behavior.
15: Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems and Later Criminality: Continuities and Discontinuities.
16: Improving Behavior through Instructional Practices for Students with High Incidence Disabilities: EBD, ADHD, and LD.
17: Linking ADHD – Dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulties.
18: EBD Teachers’ Knowledge, Perceptions, and Implementation of Empirically Validated Competencies.
19: Psychologists in the Schools: Perceptions of Their Role in Working with Children with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.
20: Strategies and Interventions.
21: Advocacy for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.
22: Developing Intervention and Resilience Strategies.
23: Curriculum, Inclusion and EBD.
24: Directions in Teaching Social Skills to Students with Specific EBDs.
25: Parent Training for Behavioral Difficulties During the Transition to School: Promises and Challenges for Prevention and Early Intervention.
26: Including Students with Significant Social, Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties in Mainstream School Settings.
27: Voices from the Margins: The Perceptions of Pupils with Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties About Their Educational Experiences.
28: Schoolwide Prevention and Proactive Behavior Interventions that Work.
29: Supporting Children and Youth with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders Through School-Wide Systems of Positive Behavior Support.
30: The Integrity of Interventions in Social Emotional Skill Development for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.
31: Training and Professional Development and Enhancement.
32: Does Teacher Training Prepare Teachers for the Challenge of Students Experiencing Emotional/Behavioral Disorders?.
33: Professional Development in EBD: What is Most Effective in Supporting Teachers?.
34: What is the Value of Award-Bearing Professional Development for Teachers Working with Students with EBD?.
35: Teachers’ Craft Knowledge and EBD.
36: EBD Futures: Challenges and Opportunities.
37: Hard Times and an Uncertain Future: Issues that Confront the Field of Emotional Disabilities.
38: Classroom-Based Intervention Research in the Field of EBD: Current Practices and Future Directions.
39: What Should We See, Watson?: Developing Effective Training for Teachers Working with EBD Students.
40: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Challenges and Tensions.
41: How We Prevent the Prevention of EBD in Education.