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What science has taught us
What Science Has Taught Us…

  • Children are NOT born with “bad behaviors”

  • Students do NOT learn when presented contingent aversive consequences

  • Children DO learn better ways of behaving by being taught directly and receiving positive feedback!


Societal changes placing children at risk
Societal Changes Placing Children At Risk

  • Increasing Use of Drugs

  • Domestic Abuse and Neglect

  • Severe Social Conflict (Gangs)

  • Increased Violence in Communities and Schools


Contributing factors
Contributing Factors

  • Child Characteristics

    • ADHD

    • Difficult Temperament

  • Home

    • Parent-child interactions/ language development

    • Harsh, ineffective parenting style

    • Family disintegration

    • Family history of high risk behavior

  • Community

    • Poverty

    • Access to firearms

    • Neighborhood violence/ crime


School practices that contribute to disruptive behavior
School Practices that Contribute to Disruptive Behavior

  • Unclear rules and policies

  • Weak, inconsistent staff support of rules

  • Over reliance on punishment

  • Academic failure experiences

  • Lack of understanding, failure to respond appropriately to cultural differences

  • Misuse of behavior management

  • Failure to teach positive interpersonal skills

  • Failure to adequately supervise/ monitor student behavior

  • Zero tolerance


School response
School Response…

  • Control

    • Metal detectors

    • Cameras

  • Containment

    • Alternative school

  • Punishment

  • Exclusion

Indicators of School Crime and Safety, IES (2006)


Problems with punishment
Problems with Punishment

  • Overused and Ineffective

  • Provides Short-Term Effects

  • Leads to Escape and Avoidance

    • Truancy

    • Tardiness

    • Behaviors Leading to Suspension


Research on suspension
Research on Suspension

  • No Studies Support Use of Suspension to Positively Affect Behavior

  • 30%-50% of All Suspensions Are Due to Repeat Offenders, Suggesting

    • Suspension Not Effective

    • Suspension May Be a Reinforcer


What do we do successful programs
What do we do???Successful Programs...

  • Alter School Climate

  • Promote Interventions That Are

    • Empirically-Based

    • “User-Friendly”

  • Provide Teachers OngoingTraining & Support


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