The Importance of Teacher Self-Awareness in Working with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

  title={The Importance of Teacher Self-Awareness in Working with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders},
  author={Brent G. Richardson and Margery J. Shupe},
  journal={TEACHING Exceptional Children},
  pages={13 - 8}
classroom? Are you constantly involved in power struggles with some students? Do you yearn for good relationships with all your students? Are you stressed out? This article may help. The frequency and intensity of students’ emotional and behavioral disorders have increased in the past several decades (Bartollas & Miller, 1998; Knitzer, 1993; Lerner, 1995; Long, Morse, & Newman, 1996). In surveys, teachers consistently reveal that disruptive student behavior and classroom discipline are their… 
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