A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior

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ISBN: 9781136233425
Release Date: 2013-09-05
Number of pages: 248
Author: Brian Van Brunt
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior in PDF and EPUB College and university faculty are asked to serve an increasingly diverse and at-risk population of students. They face disruptive and dangerous behaviors that range from speaking out of turn or misusing technology, to potentially agressive behavior. A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior provides the practical ideas and guidance necessary to manage and mitigate these behaviors. Grounded in research and theory that addresses the interplay of mental health, substance abuse, and aggression that may enter the college classroom, this accessible book serves as a necessary guide for busy faculty members facing challenging situations in their classrooms. Special features include: Vignettes from seasoned faculty that provide thoughtful reflections and advice from everyday experience. Research-based suggestions and intervention techniques to help faculty better assess, intervene, and manage difficult behavior. Coverage of special populations, including nontraditional, veteran, and millennial students. Discussion of the latest laws and regulations that should affect and inform faculty’s decisions.


Harm to Others

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ISBN: 9781119026976
Release Date: 2014-12-16
Number of pages: 272
Author: Brian Van Brunt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Harm to Others in PDF and EPUB Harm to Others offers students and clinicians an effective way to increase their knowledge of and training in violence risk and threat assessment, and it also provides a comprehensive examination of current treatment approaches. Although the text includes many examples from K–12 and college/university settings, which are particularly relevant for mental health professionals in school settings, the underlying concepts and suggestions are useful for counselors, psychologists, and social workers who face these issues in their daily practice. In an easy-to-understand, jargon-free manner, Dr. Van Brunt shares his observations, extensive clinical expertise, and the latest research on what clinicians should be aware of when performing risk and threat assessments. In addition, he offers numerous examples from recent mass shootings and rampage violence to help explain the motivations and risk factors of those who make threats. Two detailed case examples are presented to illustrate key concepts related to assessing dangerousness. Treatment options are then described, using a variety of diverse case studies to demonstrate concrete approaches for clients who have been identified as at risk for violence following a threat assessment. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.


Ending Campus Violence

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ISBN: 9781136514937
Release Date: 2012-08-21
Number of pages: 392
Author: Brian Van Brunt
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Ending Campus Violence in PDF and EPUB With the growth of threats and violence in higher education settings, college campuses are increasingly expected to have systems in place to identify potentially aggressive individuals and intervene to ensure the safety of the campus population. This book will be useful for student affairs professionals as well as college counselors, psychologists, social workers interested in the practical management of aggression and violence on a college campus. It will also be a valuable resource for those involved in creating and running behavioral intervention teams and threat/risk assessment teams. Ten case studies from both the community and residential college settings provide a comprehensive overview of campus violence and how to intervene to prevent it. Pertinent background information is discussed as an introduction to these narratives, such as the fundamentals of aggression and violence on campuses; how these behaviors can impact students, faculty, and staff; and what can be learned from past campus violence. Along with discussion questions and a review of ways to approach each situation, experts in higher education, forensic risk assessment, law enforcement, and legal issues weigh in on each case study. Their perspectives offer a context and broad base of opinions and ideas on how each case could be handled. Additional examples for further training of the college counselor are given through a detailed look at almost 100 incidents of violence, including thwarted attacks, rampage shootings, and hostage situations.


Best BITs

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ISBN: 099651385X
Release Date: 2015-08-15
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Author: Brian Van Brunt
Publisher: National Behavioral Intervention Team Association

Download and read online Best BITs in PDF and EPUB Today's campus Behavioral Intervention Teams have a critical but often difficult duty to fulfill. As college and university leaders, members of their campus communities, and the general public increasingly recognize the importance of early identification and intervention when it comes toaddressing behavior of concern on campus to prevent an escalation towards violence, BITs are challenged to more effectively encourage reporting of such behavior, objectively assess threat and violence risk, and implement measures to ensure the safety of their campus populationswhile also providing support to and balancing the rights of students in crisis.NaBITA, the National Behavioral Intervention Threat Association, has long published best practices, tips, and expert insights for their members. This book is a compilation of that content, updated and organized by content areas so that campus practitioners who serve on a BIT can access the information they need, when they need i t.Covering everything from BIT composition and functioning to workingwith special populations, this is the perfect companion to The Book on BIT (2014) and The Assessment of Behavioral Intervention Teams: Core Q10 (2015).Behavioral intervention remains a nascent and evolving field. In recognition of that, NaBITA is committed to updating this resource regularly as new promising practices emerge, legislation and case law impacts how BITs must operate, and as new challenges surfac e and are overcome.


Sentipensante sensing thinking Pedagogy

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ISBN: 9781579223250
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 184
Author: Laura I. Rend¢n
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Download and read online Sentipensante sensing thinking Pedagogy in PDF and EPUB “Rendón’s book, is the Pedagogy of the Oppressed for our time, bringing the lenses of feminist, postmodernist, anticolonial, and critical theory to bear on liberatory education.†?Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning "An important, thought-provoking, and unique addition to the literature on teaching, learning, and the academic life." ?The Review of Higher Education "In this visionary study, Laura Rendón lays the groundwork for a pedagogy that bridges the gap between mind and heart to lead students and educators toward a new conception of teaching and learning. Rendón invites the reader to join a burgeoning movement toward more inclusive classrooms that honor each learner's identity and support education for social justice. Her book is vital reading for anyone seeking to create more inclusive institutions for students and teachers alike."?Diversity & Democracy (AAC&U) • An inspirational and holistic approach to teaching by a renowned Latina scholar • Defines seven steps to unlocking the potential of teachers and their students Laura Rendón reconnects readers with the original impulse that led them to become educators; and to help them rediscover, with her, their passion for teaching and learning in the service of others and for the well being of our society. She offers a transformative vision of education that emphasizes the harmonic, complementary relationship between the sentirof intuition and the inner life and the pensarof intellectualism and the pursuit of scholarship; between teaching and learning; formal knowledge and wisdom; and between Western and non-Western ways of knowing.


Fostering Resilient Learners

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ISBN: 9781416621102
Release Date: 2016-01-26
Number of pages: 215
Author: Kristin Souers
Publisher: ASCD

Download and read online Fostering Resilient Learners in PDF and EPUB In this galvanizing book for all educators, Kristin Souers and Pete Hall explore an urgent and growing issue--childhood trauma--and its profound effect on learning and teaching. Grounded in research and the authors' experience working with trauma-affected students and their teachers, Fostering Resilient Learners will help you cultivate a trauma-sensitive learning environment for students across all content areas, grade levels, and educational settings. The authors--a mental health therapist and a veteran principal--provide proven, reliable strategies to help you * Understand what trauma is and how it hinders the learning, motivation, and success of all students in the classroom. * Build strong relationships and create a safe space to enable students to learn at high levels. * Adopt a strengths-based approach that leads you to recalibrate how you view destructive student behaviors and to perceive what students need to break negative cycles. * Head off frustration and burnout with essential self-care techniques that will help you and your students flourish. Each chapter also includes questions and exercises to encourage reflection and extension of the ideas in this book. As an educator, you face the impact of trauma in the classroom every day. Let this book be your guide to seeking solutions rather than dwelling on problems, to building relationships that allow students to grow, thrive, and--most assuredly--learn at high levels.


Thanks for the Feedback I Think Activity Guide for Teachers

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ISBN: 9781934490518
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Number of pages: 32
Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: Boys Town Press

Download and read online Thanks for the Feedback I Think Activity Guide for Teachers in PDF and EPUB Use these fun ideas to help your students succeed in the classroom and beyond when they learn to accept positive and negative feedback the right way. Students in grades K-6 will enjoy the activities as they learn and practice the steps to accepting positive feedback (compliments) and negative feedback (criticism). Author Julia Cook provides educators with creative ideas that will keep students engaged and learning. Activities range from using crafts to provide compliments, safe ways to provide negative feedback, self-evaluation, games, and of course opportunities to get students up and out of their seats!


From Poverty to Power

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ISBN: 9780855985936
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 522
Author: Duncan Green
Publisher: Oxfam

Download and read online From Poverty to Power in PDF and EPUB Offers a look at the causes and effects of poverty and inequality, as well as the possible solutions. This title features research, human stories, statistics, and compelling arguments. It discusses about the world we live in and how we can make it a better place.


Strategies for Addressing Behavior Problems in the Classroom

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ISBN: 0131179861
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 387
Author: Mary Margaret Kerr
Publisher: Prentice Hall

Download and read online Strategies for Addressing Behavior Problems in the Classroom in PDF and EPUB For undergraduate and graduate courses in behavior management. This practical text provides an in-depth look at specific behaviors and the strategies employed for addressing each behavior. This revision places school-based interventions in the context of positive behavioral support, a view embraced by practitioners and supported by research. It continues to promote collaboration between other agencies and families, along with better coordination of treatment options to create effective services and intervention in education.


The Google Generation

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ISBN: 9781780631639
Release Date: 2009-11-11
Number of pages: 220
Author: Barrie Gunter
Publisher: Elsevier

Download and read online The Google Generation in PDF and EPUB The Google Generation examines original and secondary research evidence from international sources to determine whether there is a younger generation of learners who are adopting different styles of information search behaviour from older generations as a function of their patterns of use of online technologies. The book addresses the questions: might the widespread availability and use of search engines, such as Google, give rise to a different type of scholar who seeks out and utilises online information sources and thereby develops a different orientation to learning from older generations whose information seeking practices became established initially in the offline world. Provides a one of the most comprehensive analyses yet on the evolving nature of information search behaviour Combines a review of a wide range of international research evidence combined with original, cutting edge research Directed towards industry end-users and policy makers as well as academics with shared scholarly interests


Lead Wars

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ISBN: 9780520954953
Release Date: 2013-04-30
Number of pages: 326
Author: Gerald Markowitz
Publisher: Univ of California Press

Download and read online Lead Wars in PDF and EPUB In this incisive examination of lead poisoning during the past half century, Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner focus on one of the most contentious and bitter battles in the history of public health. Lead Wars details how the nature of the epidemic has changed and highlights the dilemmas public health agencies face today in terms of prevention strategies and chronic illness linked to low levels of toxic exposure. The authors use the opinion by Maryland’s Court of Appeals—which considered whether researchers at Johns Hopkins University’s prestigious Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) engaged in unethical research on 108 African-American children—as a springboard to ask fundamental questions about the practice and future of public health. Lead Wars chronicles the obstacles faced by public health workers in the conservative, pro-business, anti-regulatory climate that took off in the Reagan years and that stymied efforts to eliminate lead from the environments and the bodies of American children.



Handbook of Classroom Management

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ISBN: 9781135283452
Release Date: 2013-10-31
Number of pages: 1368
Author: Edmund Emmer
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Handbook of Classroom Management in PDF and EPUB Classroom management is a topic of enduring concern for teachers, administrators, and the public. It consistently ranks as the first or second most serious educational problem in the eyes of the general public, and beginning teachers consistently rank it as their most pressing concern during their early teaching years. Management problems continue to be a major cause of teacher burnout and job dissatisfaction. Strangely, despite this enduring concern on the part of educators and the public, few researchers have chosen to focus on classroom management or to identify themselves with this critical field. The Handbook of Classroom Management has four primary goals: 1) to clarify the term classroom management; 2) to demonstrate to scholars and practitioners that there is a distinct body of knowledge that directly addresses teachers’ managerial tasks; 3) to bring together disparate lines of research and encourage conversations across different areas of inquiry; and 4) to promote a vigorous agenda for future research in this area. To this end, 47 chapters have been organized into 10 sections, each chapter written by a recognized expert in that area. Cutting across the sections and chapters are the following themes: *First, positive teacher-student relationships are seen as the very core of effective classroom management. *Second, classroom management is viewed as a social and moral curriculum. *Third, external reward and punishment strategies are not seen as optimal for promoting academic and social-emotional growth and self-regulated behavior. *Fourth, to create orderly, productive environments teachers must take into account student characteristics such as age, developmental level, race, ethnicity, cultural background, socioeconomic status, and ableness. Like other research handbooks, the Handbook of Classroom Management provides an indispensable reference volume for scholars, teacher educators, in-service practitioners, and the academic libraries serving these audiences. It is also appropriate for graduate courses wholly or partly devoted to the study of classroom management.


Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher

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ISBN: 9781119049708
Release Date: 2017-02-13
Number of pages: 304
Author: Stephen D. Brookfield
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher in PDF and EPUB A practical guide to the essential practice that builds better teachers. Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher is the landmark guide to critical reflection, providing expert insight and practical tools to facilitate a journey of constructive self-critique. Stephen Brookfield shows how you can uncover and assess your assumptions about practice by viewing them through the lens of your students' eyes, your colleagues' perceptions, relevant theory and research, and your own personal experience. Practicing critical reflection will help you… Align your teaching with desired student outcomes See your practice from new perspectives Engage learners via multiple teaching formats Understand and manage classroom power dynamics Model critical thinking for your students Manage the complex rhythms of diverse classrooms This fully revised second edition features a wealth of new material, including new chapters on critical reflection in the context of social media, teaching race and racism, leadership in a critically reflective key, and team teaching as critical reflection. In addition, all chapters have been thoroughly updated and expanded to align with today's classrooms, whether online or face-to-face, in large lecture formats or small groups. In his own personal voice Stephen Brookfield draws from over 45 years of experience to illustrate the clear benefits of critical reflection. Assumptions guide practice and only when we base our actions on accurate assumptions will we achieve the results we want. Educators with the courage to challenge their own assumptions in an effort to improve learning are the invaluable role models our students need. Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher provides the foundational information and practical tools that help teachers reach their true potential.


Teaching As Leadership

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ISBN: 0470593067
Release Date: 2010-01-06
Number of pages: 240
Author: Teach For America
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Teaching As Leadership in PDF and EPUB A road map for teachers who strive to be highly effective leaders in our nation's classrooms Teach For America has fought the daunting battle of educational equity for the last twenty years. Based on evidence from classrooms across the country, they've discovered much about effective teaching practice, and distilled these findings into the six principles presented in this book. The Teaching As Leadership framework inspires teachers to: Set Big Goals; Invest Students and Their Families; Plan Purposefully; Execute Effectively; Continuously Increase Effectiveness; Work Relentlessly. The results are better educational outcomes for our nation's children, particularly those who live in low-income communities. Inspires educators to be leaders in their classrooms and schools Demystifies what it means to be an effective teacher, describes key elements of practice and provides a clear vision of success Addresses the challenges every teacher, in every classroom, faces on a daily basis An accompanying website includes a wealth of tools, videos, sample lessons, discussion boards, and case studies.