A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior
To Be Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge
College and university faculty are asked to serve an increasingly diverse and at-risk population of students. They face disruptive and dangerous behaviors that range from speaking out of turn or misusing technology, to potentially agressive behavior. A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior provides the practical ideas and guidance necessary to manage and mitigate these behaviors. 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.
Special features include:
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
Brian Van Brunt is Director of Counseling at Western Kentucky University, USA.
W. Scott Lewis is a Partner with The National Center for Higher Education Risk Management, USA.