Ch 16: Behavioral Interventions for Students with Special Needs

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Study behavioral interventions for students with special needs before an important exam by reviewing this chapter. Here, you'll find concise video and text lessons, short self-assessment quizzes and access to help from one of our instructors with any questions that you have.

Behavioral Interventions for Students with Special Needs - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll review behavioral interventions for special needs students. For the purpose of aiding your study, our instructors have included topics such as special education classroom management strategies and functional behavior assessments, plus behavior intervention plans and positive behavior support. This chapter is intended to help you achieve the following objectives:

  • Detail PBIS and special education students
  • Outline the disciplinary cycle for students with disabilities
  • Discuss different considerations for disciplining students with disabilities
  • Address student aggression in the classroom
  • Manage disruptive classroom behavior
  • Explain restraint and seclusion in schools
  • Identify the roles of crisis counseling and intervention strategies
  • Coordinate behavioral intervention plans with stakeholders

We've provided professionally created learning materials here that you can access 24 hours a day at your convenience. You'll find a short quiz included with each lesson, and you can test your knowledge and boost your confidence before moving on. For help learning offline, our printable lesson transcripts make handy study guides. If you get stuck along the way, help from one of our instructors is available through the Dashboard.

11 Lessons in Chapter 16: Behavioral Interventions for Students with Special Needs
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Classroom Management Strategies for Special Education

1. Classroom Management Strategies for Special Education

Are you looking for fun and practical ways to manage behaviors in your classroom with special needs students? This lesson will provide you with easy-to-implement activities that you can begin using today!

Functional Behavior Assessment: Definition & Examples

2. Functional Behavior Assessment: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of a functional behavior assessment (FBA) and how it functions as a tool to help children replace problem behaviors with more desirable behaviors. You will learn the purpose of an FBA, as well as the components of or steps in conducting an FBA.

Behavior Intervention Plan: Definition & Strategies

3. Behavior Intervention Plan: Definition & Strategies

A behavior intervention plan (BIP) is a plan created based on information from a functional behavioral assessment (FBA). Let's dissect the anatomy of a behavior intervention plan: the definition, roots of behavior, and a review of effective strategies that will leave you cool, confident, and capable in the classroom.

Positive Behavior Support: Strategies & Examples

4. Positive Behavior Support: Strategies & Examples

Positive behavior support (PBS) is an approach to managing students who present behavioral challenges in the classroom. This lesson defines PBS and provides strategies for and examples of dealing with behavior challenges.

PBIS & Special Education Students

5. PBIS & Special Education Students

This lesson explains what PBIS is, why it is important, and how it affects students with special needs. It also provides a step-by-step process on how to implement PBIS in your classroom and school.

The Disciplinary Cycle for Students with Disabilities

6. The Disciplinary Cycle for Students with Disabilities

In this lesson, we'll be exploring discipline strategies for students with disabilities. By the end of this lesson you'll have a better understanding of positive interventions and steps to take before altering placement or suspension, as well as how these apply to special education laws.

Methods & Considerations for Disciplining Students with Disabilities

7. Methods & Considerations for Disciplining Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities have unique needs and disciplining them is no easy task. This lesson will discuss the methods and considerations for disciplining students with disabilities. We will end with a short quiz to see what you have learned.

Dealing with Student Aggression in the Classroom

8. Dealing with Student Aggression in the Classroom

In this lesson, we will discuss the best methods for dealing with student aggression in the classroom. In addition to talking about things that teachers can do to diffuse aggressive behavior, we will also explore avenues for preventing this type of behavior.

Managing Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

9. Managing Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

In this lesson, we will explore the possible causes for disruptive behavior in the classroom. In addition, tips and tricks will be presented to help the classroom teacher to effectively manage different types of behavior.

Seclusion & Restraint in Schools

10. Seclusion & Restraint in Schools

There is no federal law regulating the physical restraint or unsupervised seclusion of students. This lesson provides an overview of student rights as they pertain to seclusion and restraint.

Crisis Counseling & Intervention Strategies

11. Crisis Counseling & Intervention Strategies

This lesson will explore the important elements of crisis counseling. We will also discuss strategies for intervention. The lesson will end with a short quiz to see what you have learned.

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