Identifying a student suffering from emotional and behavioral disorders (,…
Identifying a student suffering from emotional and behavioral disorders
Are any of these characteristics identified? :question:
Unexplained difficulties in learning
Unsatisfactory interpersonal relationships
A pervasive mood of unhappiness
Physical symptoms associated with personal or school problems
Do the student's characteristics adversely affect educational performance?
Assess the other consequences that might result from this behavior :warning:
Consult the school counselor
Yes : :red_flag:
Strategies to help students with emotional and behavioral disorders :check:
Intensive interventions :red_flag:
Involving the school counselor
Collaboration with the counselor and the rest of the teaching team on creating the plan for behavior modification strategy [School-Based Counselling Work With Teachers: An Integrative Model] (
Collaboration with the medical team and parents [Alligning and integrating family engagement in positive behavioral interventions and supports (
Targeted interventions :black_flag:
Frequent monitoring of the student behavior
Instructional adjustments [How to stay calm when students misbehave?]
[How to Deal with Chronic Misbehavers]
Regular sharing of the updates about the student behavior
Universal Expectations :checkered_flag:
Schoolwide and classroom rules reinforced [Was is different back then?] (
Positive behavior reinforcement
Why is positive reinforcement so powerful?
Rewards for appropriate behavior
Here are some ideas!
Methods for identification :check:
Classroom assessments :silhouette:
In the classroom
In the lunchroom
In PE class
Interviewing parents and other family members :silhouettes:
Developmental history of the student
Collecting medical information :pencil2:
Does the student receive a therapy?
Which medications are used and what is their effect on the student
Which medical condition does the student have?
What are the best ways to approach a learner in this condition?
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