MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- College and university faculty are asked to serve an increasingly diverse and at-risk population of students. The classroom is now the scene of disruptive and dangerous behaviors that range from speaking out of turn to the misuse of technology to potentially aggressive and threatening behaviors. A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior provides the practical ideas and guidance necessary to manage and mitigate these behaviors, from two respected professionals who've developed and implemented the field's best practices. Grounded in research and theory that addresses the interplay of mental health, substance abuse and aggression that may enter the college classroom, this accessible book serves as a necessary guide for busy faculty members facing challenging situations in their classrooms.
Vignettes from seasoned faculty members who provide thoughtful reflections and advice from everyday experience.
Research-based suggestions and intervention techniques to help faculty better assess, intervene and manage difficult behavior.
Coverage of special populations, including nontraditional, veteran and millennial students.
Discussion of the latest laws and regulations about academic freedom, free speech and due process that should impact and inform faculty decisions.
Table of Contents
Section I: Foundations of Classroom Management Chapter 1: Identifying the Crisis Chapter 2: What Should I Be Looking For? Chapter 3: Stance and Technique Chapter 4: How to Handle an Emergency Chapter 5: Threat Assessment Core Principals
Section II: Individual Behavior in Context Chapter 6: Non-Traditional and Veteran Students Chapter 7: Millennial and African American Students Chapter 8: International and GLBTQ Students Chapter 9: Distance Learning Students Chapter 10: Mental Health in the Classroom
Section III: Community Referral Chapter 11: Communication Chapter 12: Know Your Resources Chapter 13: Behavioral Intervention Teams (BIT) Chapter 14: From the Student Conduct Office by Laura Bennett
Section IV: Final Thoughts Chapter 15: The Most Essential Things
Publication date: August 28th, 2013
About the Authors
Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. is Senior Vice President for Professional Program Development at The NCHERM Group, LLC.
W. Scott Lewis. J.D. is a Partner with The NCHERM Group, LLC.