Functional behavioral assessment of classroom behavior
Chapter 3 in Understanding and Managing Children's Classroom Behavior: Creating Sustainable, Resilient Classrooms, edited by Sam Goldstein and Robert B. Brooks.
A classic guide to creating a positive classroom environment
Covering the most recent and relevant findings regarding behavior management in the classroom, this new edition of Understanding and Managing Children's Classroom Behavior has been completely updated to reflect the current functional approach to assessing, understanding, and positively managing behavior in a classroom setting.
With its renewed focus on the concept of temperament and its impact on children's behavior and personality, Understanding and Managing Children's Classroom Behavior emphasizes changing behavior rather than labeling it.
Numerous contributions from renowned experts on each topic explore:
How to identify strengths and assets and build on them
Complete functional behavioral assessments
The relationship between thinking, learning, and behavior in the classroom
Practical strategies for teachers to improve students' self-regulation
How to facilitate social skills
Problem-solving approaches to bullies and their victims
Medications and their relationship to behavior
The classic guide to helping psychologists, counselors, and educators improve their ability to serve all students, Understanding and Managing Children's Classroom Behavior, Second Edition will help educators create citizens connected to each other, to their teachers, to their families, and to their communities.
Steege, M.W., Mace, F.C., & Brown-Chidsey, R. (2007). Functional behavioral assessment of classroom behavior. In S. Goldstein & R.B. Brooks (Eds.), Understanding and managing children’s classroom behavior (2nd ed.). (43-63). New York: Wiley.