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Disciplining Students With Disabilities
by Kevin P. Dwyer, NCSP
Assistant Executive Director


Maag, J.W (Jan. 2000). Managing Resistance. Intervention Magazine.

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities. (1999). Interventions for Chronic Behavior Problems (RB1, October 1999). Washington, DC.

Risky Behavior in Middle School
A study published in the Journal of School Health finds that students in grades 6 to 8 are initiating negative patterns of behavior earlier and, in most cases, before they are developmentally ready to deal with potential outcomes." (Capsule of study with citations. Visit the American School Health Association site for ordering information: http://www.ashaweb.org/.)

Social Skills iconRelated Organizations

The Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Focus is on the needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental disorders and their families.

National Mental Health Association
1021 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2971
Tel: (703) 684-7722
Fax: (703) 684-5968

Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior http://interact.uoregon.edu/ivdb/ivdb.html

Keep Schools Safe

The Social Development Research Group (SDRG)
A nationally recognized, interdisciplinary team of researchers united in a common mission: To understand and promote healthy behaviors and positive social development among children, adolescent University of Washington
9725 3rd Avenue NE Suite 401
Seattle, WA 98115-2024
Tel: (206) 685-1997
Fax: (206) 543-4507
E-mail: sdrg@u.washington.edu

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The Childhood Learning Center
98 Fairview St
Reading, PA 19605
(610) 929-9459

The Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health
The Center's activities focus on improving services to families whose children have mental, emotional or behavioral disorders through a set of related research and training programs.

The Georgetown University Child Development Center (GUCDC)
Established nearly four decades ago to improve the quality of life for children with special needs and their families. http://www.dml.georgetown.edu/depts/pediatrics/gucdc/index.html

The Center for School Mental Health Assistance (CSMHA)
Provides leadership and technical assistance to advance effective interdisciplinary school-based mental health programs.

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School Mental Health Project — UCLA
Created to pursue theory, research, practice and training related to meeting the mental health needs of youngsters through school-based interventions.

Center on Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS)
Has information on PBIS, functional assessments, the law, classroom supports, and schoolwide programs.

The Research and Training Center on Positive Behavioral Support
Provides research products and practical information. http://www.stpreos.uoregon.edu/stweb/pbs/index/html

The Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice
Has mini-webs with extensive information around a specific topic, including articles, online discussions, links, and other resources, on topics such as school safety, wraparound planning, violence prevention, cultural competence, prevention and early intervention, and children's mental health.

The Beach Center on Families and Disabilities at the University of Kansas
Practical information for teachers and parents are included at this site. http://www.lsi.ukans.edu/beach/


The Behavior Home Page

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