• Emotional and behavioral disorders

    This topic has information for the parents and students on the topic of behavioral and emotional disorders. For information on discipline, functional behavioral assessments or positive behavior intervention plans, check the disability related topic “Discipline.”


    Council on Children with Behavioral Disorders


    The Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) is the official division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) committed to promoting and facilitating the education and general welfare of children and young people with emotional or behavioral disorders.


    Mental Health America


    A primary goal of Mental Health America is to educate the general public about the realities of mental health and mental illness.


    UCLA School Mental Health Project


    The School Mental Health Project (SMHP) was created in 1986 to pursue theory, research, practice and training related to addressing mental health and psychosocial concerns through school-based interventions. To these ends, SMHP works closely with school districts, state agencies, the New American Schools Urban Learning Center model, and organizations and colleagues across the country.