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School violence intervention : a practical handbook
Goldstein, Arnold P.
Publication Information:
New York : The Guilford Press, [1997]

Physical Description:
xi, 509 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
I. Introduction. Student aggression : current status / Arnold P. Goldstein and Jane Close Conoley. II. Practitioners' perspectives. The low-aggression classroom : a teacher's view / Susan H. Striepling -- Creating safe schools : a principal's perspective / Sheldon Braaten -- The state department of education's role in creating safe schools / Marilyn L. Grady, Bernita L. Krumm, and Mary Ann Losh -- National trends in school violence : statistics and prevention strategies / Ronald D. Stephens. III. Student-oriented interventions. Preschool interventions / Karen T. Carey -- Classroom management / Harold R. Keller and Renee C. Tapasak -- School crisis teams / Scott Poland -- Interventions for aggressive students in a public-school-based day treatment program / Jerry Oestmann and Margaret B. Walker -- Gang-oriented interventions / Donald W. Kodluboy.

IV. School-oriented interventions. Academic and curriculum interventions with aggressive youths / Wendy A. Gagnon and Jane Close Conoley -- The safe school : moving beyond crime prevention to school empowerment / Gale M. Morrison, Michael J. Furlong, and Richard L. Morrison -- Security policy, personnel, and operations / Kenneth S. Trump -- Controlling vandalism : the person-environment duet / Arnold P. Goldstein. V. System-oriented interventions. Families with aggressive children and adolescents / Sandra L. Christenson, Julie A. Hirsch, and Christine M. Hurley -- Coping with the consequences of community violence / James Gabarino and Kathleen Kostelny. VI. Special topics. School violence and cultural sensitivity / Gwendolyn Cartledge and Carolyn Talbert Johnson -- Victims and victimizers : the two faces of school violence / Irwin Hyman ... [et al.] -- FERPA and school violence : the silence that kills / Bernard James. VII. Summary. The known, unknown, and future of violence reduction / Jane Close Conoley and Arnold P. Goldstein.
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Broad in scope and thorough in detail, this book provides effective intervention strategies for managing school violence. Opening with a range of perspectives on student aggression from school and educational professionals, the book moves on to present practical interventions at the student, school, and system levels. Leading practitioners provide empirically-grounded strategies for a wide array of situations and contexts, enabling the work to be applied to virtually every school setting.

Author Notes

Jane Close Conoley, PhD, is Dean of Education and Human Development and Professor of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University
Arnold P. Goldstein, PhD (1933-2002), was Professor of Special Education at Syracuse University

Table of Contents

Arnold P. Goldstein and Jane Close ConoleySusan H. Striepling-GoldsteinSheldon BraatenMarilyn L. Grady and Jean Haar and Mary Ann LoshKaren T. CareyHarold R. Keller and Renee C. TapasakScott PolandJerry OestmannDonald W. KodluboyJeremy R. Sullivan and Jane Close ConoleyGale M. Morrison and Michael J. Furlong and Barbara D'Incau and Richard L. MorrisonKenneth S. TrumpArnold P. GoldsteinSandra L. Christenson and Amy R. Anderson and Julie A. HirschJames Garbarino and Ellen deLaraJane Close Conoley and Jeremy R. SullivanGwendolyn Cartledge and Carolyn Talbert JohnsonIrwin Hyman and Matthew Mahon and Ian Cohen and Pamela Snook and Gretchen Britton and Louisa LurkisMichael E. Rozalski and Mitchell L. YellJane Close Conoley and Arnold P. Goldstein
Part I. Introduction
1. Student Aggression: Current Statusp. 3
Part II. Practitioners' Perspectives
2. The Low-Aggression Classroom: A Teacher's Viewp. 23
3. Creating Safe Schools: A Principal's Perspectivep. 54
4. The State Department of Education's Role in Creating Safe Schoolsp. 68
Part III. Student-Oriented Interventions
5. Preschool Interventionsp. 89
6. Classroom-Based Approachesp. 103
7. School Crisis Teamsp. 131
8. Interventions for Aggressive Students in a Public School-Based Day Treatment Programp. 164
9. Gang-Oriented Interventionsp. 194
Part IV. School-Oriented Interventions
10. Academic and Instructional Interventions with Aggressive Studentsp. 235
11. The Safe School: Integrating the School Reform Agenda to Prevent Disruption and Violence at Schoolp. 256
12. Security Policy, Personnel, and Operationsp. 297
13. Controlling Vandalism: The Person-Environment Duetp. 324
Part V. System-Oriented Interventions
14. Families with Aggressive Children and Adolescentsp. 359
15. Coping with the Consequences of School Violencep. 400
16. The Real World: Good Ideas Are Never Enoughp. 416
Part VI. Special Topics
17. School Violence and Cultural Sensitivityp. 441
18. Student Alienation Syndrome: The Other Side of School Violencep. 483
19. Law and School Safetyp. 507
Part VII. Summary and Challenges for the Future
20. The Known, Unknown, and Future of Violence Reductionp. 527
Indexp. 531