Initiative Description: School-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Multi-modal assessment approach to inform intervention, including a developmental history; parent, teacher, and student interviews; systematic classroom observations. Treatment included cognitive-behavioral therapy sessions over 6 months with the implementation of a 9-week classroom Daily Behavior Report Card plan.
Study Results: A decrease in office discipline referrals, lower levels of behavior symptoms, and an increase in prosocial classroom behaviors with maintained improvement into the following school year.
Reference: Parker, J., Zaboski, B., & Joyce-Beaulieu, D. (2016). School-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for an Adolescent Presenting with ADHD and Explosive Anger: a Case Study. Contemporary School Psychology (Springer Science & Business Media B.V.), 20(4), 356–369. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40688-016-0093-y
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