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21 Cards in this Set

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Emotional Disturbance
Term used in IDEA to describe the disability that students with emotion and behavior disorders have
Emotional and Behavior Disorder
Term preferred by professionals to describe emotional disabilities
Mental Disorders
terminology to describe emotional and behavior disorders as presented in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Those disorders may or may not be included in the IDEA definition of emotional disturbance
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
A disruptive behavior disorder, as described in the DSMMD, that is identified when students are defiant with adults and vindictive or blaming with peers to an excessive degree over a long period of time
Mood Disorders
An emotional disorder that includes problems with affect; Example: Depression
Conduct Disorders
The most common type of social maladjustment that includes aggression, destruction of property, lying or stealing, or rule violation
Tic Disorders
involuntary, rapid, stereotyped movements of specific muscle groups; example: blinking eyes, repeated sniffs, Tourettes Syndrome
Psychosocial Factors
influences on students psychological and social development that include the people around them, the events they experience and their living conditions
Corrrelated Constraints
when childrens lives are premeated with several risk factors, those factors contstrain the development of positive adjustment
Ability to recover and not experience long-term harm from episodes of stress or single negative experience
Internalizing Behavior
behavior excesses displayed by students with emotional and behavior disorders in which actions are directed inward **exteme shyness, hypochondria**
Externalizing Behavior
behavior excesses displayed by students with emotional and behavior disorders in which actions are directed at other **hitting, shouting**
Mental illness with symptoms that include chronic and significant feelings of sadness and hopelessness and may include thoughts of death
Strength-Based Assessment
measurement of students social and emotional strengths, the characteristics that give them confidence, and traits that help them cope with adversity
Anger Management Skills
the ability to manage and control aggression, usually with physical responses
Positive Behavior Supports
a small set of rules, agreed upon by everyone, to encourage positive behavior and discourage negative behavior
Functional Behavior Assessment
multi-dimensional problem-solving strategy for analyzing the students behavior within the context of the setting in which it is occuring in for the purpose of deciding the function of the behavior and how to address it
Behavior Intervention Plan
A set of strategies designed to address the function of the behavior in order to change it; comes after forming hypothesis
Cooperative Learning
students working in groups of three or four with a specific task to complete, assigned roles and accountability for the learning
Peer Tutoring
One student is the tutor, one is the student; the tutor teaches the student
Wraparound Schools
an individually designed set of services involving multiple schools and community agencies intended to provide the support necessary for students with emotional or behavior disorders and they families in order to keep students in the homes