At-Risk Students: Transforming Student Behavior details the warning signs of disturbing behaviors, which are often overlooked by educators and/or misdiagnosed by mental health professionals. Educators will be provided with the tools to: expeditiously identify at-risk characteristics; incorporate policies that support and monitor their achievement; implement research-based strategies designed to create a positive school culture that promotes teaching and learning.
Hear a recent radio interview with the author as she talks about At-Risk Students at https://soundcloud.com/jamesantonhake/jesse-lee-peterson-with-charisse-beach
Charisse Beach is currently an Assistant Principal for Joliet Public Schools and a certified presenter for the Illinois State Board of Education, providing professional development for school administrators and other stakeholders on how to educate and transform lives of youth demonstrating at-risk behaviors.
Preface Introduction Chapter 1: Achievement Disparities Chapter 2: Parents at Risk Chapter 3: Characteristics of At-risk Students Chapter 4: Oliver: At-Risk Adolescent Case Study Chapter 5: The Behavior System Chapter 6: Response to Intervention Chapter 7: Departmentalized vs. School-within-a-school Chapter 8: Customized Curriculum Strategies Chapter 9: Breaking the Barriers Conclusion Glossary References About the Author