1st Edition

School-Based Behavioral Intervention Case Studies
Effective Problem Solving for School Psychologists

  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after November 30, 2020
ISBN 9780367260699
November 30, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
424 Pages 54 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Behavioral Intervention Case Studies in Schools translates principles of behavior into best practices for school psychologists, teachers, and other educational professionals, both in training and in practice. Using detailed case studies illustrating evidence-based interventions, each chapter describes all the necessary elements of effective behavior intervention plans including rich descriptions of target behaviors, detailed intervention protocols, data collection and analysis methods, and tips for ensuring social acceptability and treatment integrity. Addressing a wide array of common behavior problems, this unique and invaluable resource offers real-world examples of intervention and assessment strategies.  

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Differential Reinforcement   3. Token Economy  4. Time-Out  5. Premack's Principle and Visual Schedules  6. Video Modeling  7. Behavioral Skills Training and Positive Practice  8. Behavioral Momentum  9. Response Effort and Overcorrection  10. Response Cost Raffle and Mystery Motivator  11. Self-Monitoring  12. Cognitive Behavior Therapy  13. Exposure Therapy  14. Behavioral Activation  15. Good Behavior Game  16. Timely Transitions Game  17. Positive Peer Reporting  18. Color Wheel  19. Check-In Check-Out/Behavioral Report Card  20. Social StoriesTM  21. Functional Analysis

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Michael I. Axelrod is Director of the Human Development Center and Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, USA. His primary clinical and research interests include helping parents and schools solve problems involving academic, behavioral, and social/emotional functioning. 

Melissa Coolong-Chaffin is Associate Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Academic Intervention Clinic in the Human Development Center at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, USA. Her research and clinical work focuses on reading and social behavioral interventions in home and school settings.

Renee O. Hawkins is the Director of the School of Human Services and Professor of School Psychology at the University of Cincinnati, USA. Her research focuses on identifying effective school-based interventions to promote positive academic and social emotional outcomes for children, with a specific focus on children with emotional and behavioral disorders.