Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - School Social Behavior Scales by Kenneth W. Merrell

Catching 'red flag' behaviors early is the key to helping children and adolescents before social-emotional difficulties become major roadblocks to academic success and personal adjustment. Now there are two easy, reliable tools that give K-12 education professionals the complete picture of a child's social-emotional strengths and risk behaviors in school (SSBS-2) and at home and in the community (HCSBS). Used in tandem, these two tools are the perfect way to: identify children with problem behaviors; target classroom interventions and develop IEPs; measure the effectiveness of interventions over time; remove barriers to learning and help children reach their goals; and, bring families into the process to provide the best support for children.Teachers or other school personnel complete SSBS-2, a simple 2-page rating scale that looks at both Social Competence and Antisocial Behavior. Specific items on both positive and negative behaviors give users accurate results and provide direction for intervention and support in school. To ensure that screening doesn't stop with the school day, follow up with HCSBS - set up like SSBS-2 and completed by a parent or other person who knows the child well - to evaluate the child's behavior at home and in the community. Together, these easy-to-use tools provide the most complete information about a child's behavior, help families see where their children need the most support, and improve outcomes by extending behavior screening and intervention beyond the classroom.

Buy School Social Behavior Scales by Kenneth W. Merrell from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781557669896
ISBN-10: 1557669899
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Brookes Publishing Co
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - School Social Behavior Scales by Kenneth W. Merrell

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about School Social Behavior Scales book by Kenneth W. Merrell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Kenneth W. Merrell

Kenneth W. Merrell, Ph.D. is a professor of school psychology in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences at the University of Oregon. He has served as School Psychology Program Director and Co-director as well as Department Head.