The Behavior Code Companion

The Behavior Code Companion Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors

Jessica Minahan
cloth, 288 Pages
Pub. Date: December 2014
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-752-1
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paper, 288 Pages
Pub. Date: December 2014
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-751-4
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Pub. Date: December 2014
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-753-8
Since its publication in 2012, The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students has helped countless classroom teachers, special educators, and others implement an effective, new approach to teaching focused on skill-building, practical interventions, and purposeful, positive interactions with students who have mental health disorders.

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Teachers throughout our school system have found The Behavior Code strategies and interventions to be highly effective in supporting students with mental health issues. The Behavior Code Companion adds tremendously to any educator’s toolbox as it provides real, concrete, and doable strategies and interventions, including activities and exercises. This book offers essential, easy-to-implement, professional development for every teacher struggling with inappropriate student behavior. — Heather D. Larkin, assistant superintendent for special education and student services, New Bedford Public Schools, Massachusetts

The Behavior Code Companion is an invaluable resource for parents, teachers, administrators, and related service providers, filled with tools that allow for effective and positive modification of challenging and interfering behaviors while preserving the child's dignity. — Alexandre Cron, special education teacher, New York City

Minahan provides so many creative and reasonable ways to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles that she makes me want to go back to public school teaching! What a much better place schools would be if all school personnel and mental health professionals used this book! — Jeannie Golden, psychologist, behavior analyst, and associate professor, East Carolina University

Jessica Minahan translates complex knowledge about challenging behavior so that teachers and administrators have tools and strategies they can immediately implement. The Behavior Code Companion is a game changer that will help all schools that think they have run out of ideas. — Michael Cordell, chief academic officer, KIPP DC

The Behavior Code Companion offers brilliant insight into mental health issues in the form of practical, research-based interventions teachers can actually implement. — Vaughn C. Kauffman, former director of special education, Helena, Montana

The Behavior Code Companion is an invaluable resource for parents, teachers, administrators, and related service providers, filled with tools that allow for effective and positive modification of challenging and interfering behaviors while preserving the child’s dignity. Jessica’s strategies will surely support child success in and outside of the classroom. — Ruth Uecker, assistant superintendent K–6, Great Falls Public Schools, MT

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About the Author

Jessica Minahan is a board-certified behavior analyst and special educator who serves as the director of behavioral services at the Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents group practice in Newton, Masssachusetts, and as a consultant to clients nationwide. She is coauthor of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students.


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