Comprehensive and current, this new text will prepare future educators to successfully instruct students with emotional and behavior disorders in their classrooms. Readers will be given a sound introduction on the subject, from the foundations of the disorders, to a discussion of risk and protective factors, and also a general bio-psychosocial model. The whole text will stimulate its readers to think about the behavior problems and issues they might address in the real classroom and how to best deal with each situation. Special features include: Overviewand Discussion Questions at the beginning of every chapter, and a Summary and follow-up Discussion Questions at the conclusion will spark critical thinking in readers, and provide practice for material on tests. Case studies are featured in special boxes throughout the textto prompt students to think of how behavior problems may be addressed. Every case ends with a question to the reader, What would you do? Boxed features found throughout each chapterwill clarify and further describe important content, including law-related issues. Discusses particularly hard-to-manage disorders in multiple chapters. Assessment measures are addressed, including comparing Functional Behavior Assessment with regular assessment, the Behavior Intervention Plans, and Individual Education Plans. Emphasizes the development of positive behavioral interventions and supports. Features specific behavior interventions for problematic behavior, focusing on how EBD students are best taught, and how a positive school-wide program enhances the probability of program success. Families and siblings, along with promising future directions are also included.Flick, Grad L. is the author of 'Understanding and Managing Emotional and Behavior Disorders in the Classroom', published 2010 under ISBN 9780130417138 and ISBN 0130417130.