Resources for Parents with Children Struggling with Behavior Problems (page 2)

By — National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
Updated on Feb 17, 2011

Behavior Journals

  • From AAMR.
    The AAMR publishes (1) The American Journal on Mental Retardation, a scholarly research journal, (2) Mental Retardation, a practitioners journal of research, reviews, and opinions, and (3) AAMR FYI, an online newsletter, published 6 times/year.
  • Behavior Modification.
    Formerly entitled the Behavior Modification Quarterly, this journal is for researchers, academics, and practitioners in clinical psychology. It covers a wide range of topics, including problem behavior, learning disabilities, and phobias. Check out a sample issue.
  • Behavioral Interventions.
    Get a sample copy of this journal for clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, therapists, and researchers. It reports research and practices of the use of behavior techniques.
  • British Journal of Developmental Psychology.
    This journal publishes discussion papers, and brief reports on all aspects of developmental psychology. You can order it online.
  • Child Development.
    This bimonthly journal covers topics in child development, from the fetal period through adolescence.
  • Developmental Psychology.
    Publishes articles that advance knowledge and theory about human development across the lifespan. View the current and past table of contents, online.
  • Journal for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
    Written for physicians, clinicians, psychologist, and researchers, this journal covers developmental and psychosocial aspects of pediatric health care. Topics include learning disorders, developmental disabilities, and emotional, behavioral, and psychosomatic problems.
  • Journal for the Education of Students Placed at Risk (JESPAR).
    JESPAR publishes literature and report reviews, research articles on promising reform programs, and case studies on "schools that work." Selected articles are available free of charge. Read the table of contents for the current issue, as well as issues back to 1996.
  • Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
    Abstracts of journal articles are available online. Select "Browse Publications A-Z," go to J and scroll through the J's until you come to Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. There are two listings. To view abstracts of articles appearing from 1997 to present, you want the second listing, which leads you to listings for the journal as published by Springer. The first listing is the Historical Archive of the journal when it was published by Kluwer Publishers.
  • Journal of Positive Behavioral Interventions.
    This journal publishes research articles, discussions, literature reviews, and conceptual papers, programs and practices, family support and family perspectives, and reviews of published materials. Read table of contents and abstracts on issues back to 1999.
  • Journal of School Psychology.
    In this journal, you'll find original articles on empirical research and practice relevant to the development of school psychology as both a scientific and an applied specialty.
  • The Behavior Analyst.
    You can order this online. View the table of contents of the current issue and previous issue. Search journal abstracts. Read selected article reprints.
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