Common Problem Behaviors of Children and Adolescents in General Education Classrooms in the United States

Harrison, Vannest, David, and Reynolds sought to identify the “most common” problem behaviors in classrooms in the United States as reported by teachers on a broadband  rating scale with a demographically representative sample of 3,600 children and adolescents. Results indicate 17 common problem behaviors of children and adolescents, each in four behavioral domains. Findings include behaviors associated  with anxiety, learning problems, and distractibility as the most commonly addressed by teachers in the classroom.

Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2012, 20, 55-64

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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