Impact Feature Issue on Fostering Success in School and Beyond for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

Resources of Interest (Part 1)

The following resources on topics related to this Impact issue may be of interest to readers:

  • Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice . The center’s Web site has an extensive collection of free resources of use to teachers, mental health practitioners, child welfare workers, juvenile justice personnel, and families involved with young people who have serious emotional disturbance. Topics include functional behavioral assessment, positive behavioral intervention plans, prevention and early intervention strategies, promising practice in children's mental health, strength-based assessment, wraparound planning, strengthening the safety net, cultural competence, juvenile justice, and more.
  • Safe and Responsive Schools Project . The project, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is dedicated to enabling schools and school districts to develop a broader perspective on school safety and violence prevention, stressing comprehensive planning, prevention, and parent/community involvement.
  • Teaching and Working with Children Who Have Emotional and Behavioral Challenges  PDF (2000). By M. Quinn, D. Osher, C. Warger, T. Hanley, B. Bader, & C. Hoffman. A guidebook designed to aid teachers, school psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, principals, paraprofessionals, and parents in their work and interaction with children who have emotional and behavioral problems. It promotes a strengths-based approach that considers the whole child, and addresses the needs of all students, not just those with difficulties.