The purpose of this article is to inform school personnel of best practices for writing targeted behavioral objectives for student with emotional behavioral disorders (EBD). Five key elements are presented, which include: Measurable, Student-Oriented, Positive, Individualized, and Relevant. Also discussed are board characteristics and outcomes of students with EBD regarding effective supports involving programming and transitioning.
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Rueter, Jessica A. and Trice, J., "Evidence-based behavioral objectives" (2010). Education Faculty Publications and Presentations. Paper 3.
Rueter, J. A., & Trice, J. (2010). Evidence-based behavioral objectives. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 14(2), 159-163. Contribution: Abstract, purpose of article, and principles of targeted evidence-based behavior objectives.