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Not All Threats Are Equal, Jeanne L. Surface Apr 2011

Not All Threats Are Equal, Jeanne L. Surface

Educational Leadership Faculty Publications

School leaders must be fully prepared to respond to all types of threats that occur. In order to respond to threats most appropriately the school needs to have a systematic approach that combines education, prevention, intervention, discipline, security and crisis preparedness measures. All threats must be assessed carefully and swiftly balancing the First Amendment rights of the student making the threat and the safety of the school. All threats are not equal but, all must be dealt with.


Using Course Assessments To Train Teachers In Functional Behavior Assessment And Behavioral Intervention Plan Techniques, Moira Fallon, Jie Zhang, Eun-Joo Kim Jan 2011

Using Course Assessments To Train Teachers In Functional Behavior Assessment And Behavioral Intervention Plan Techniques, Moira Fallon, Jie Zhang, Eun-Joo Kim

Education and Human Development Faculty Publications

As the need to train more teachers to work in inclusive classrooms increases, college instructors should identify and implement course assessments measuring their effectiveness in training practices. Skills in managing the challenging behaviors of students with disabilities, such as autism and emotional disturbances are important for teachers worldwide. The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of a course assessment to develop Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP). The course assessment used in this study was developed, revised, and then implemented to evaluate participantsā€˜ knowledge to identify, assess and develop plans to improve challenging behaviors ...