This conference sponsored by the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders will focus on a wide array of critical issues related to providing quality services to students with challenging behaviors. There will be several preconference workshops designed to go into depth on important topics such as Response-to-Intervention, Aggressie/Violent Behaviors in Children/Youth, Functional Behavioral Assesmsnet, Data-based Decision-Making, Service Learning and Keeping Minority Males in School.
In addition, throughout the conference there will be topical themes to provide 3-6 hours of specific training on topics such as Alternative Education Programs Designed to Ensure Positive Outcomes, Educational Services in Secure Settings, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Classroom Management, Integrating Academic/Non-academic Instruction, Teaching Math, Reading, and Core Subjects to Students with Challenging Behaviors, Drop-Out Prevention, Early Intervention, and MUCH MORE.
The Call for Papers is being issued for individuals who desire to present papers. Priority will be given to proposals that focus on inovative and evidence-based practices designed to ensure quality services to children/youth with challenging behaviors and learning problems. Special consideration will be given to proposals that address topics such as: data-based decision-making, outcomes of educational reforms, international focus on interventions for students with challenging behaviors, teaching academics, use of technology, effective classroom management and instruction, utilization of home-school partnerships, systems of care, collaborative systems, and youth in alternative settings.
Conference will be held on October 4-6, 2007 at the Westin Hotel, Dallas (Irving), Texas.
Guidelines for the Call for Papers may be found on the website:
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