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  • Provo Canyon School, Provo Utah, treating children for Abuse, complaints and behavior disorders
    Welcome to the Provo Canyon School students site. This is a site regarding information on students of the Provo Canyon School. For 36 years now, the school has treated more than 5000 students for learning, emotional and behavior disorders

  • Aggressive children bad, sad and rejected, shows research
    Violent young children are really sad children, says University of Toronto criminologist Anthony Doob, so criminalizing their behaviour will not solve the problem.

  • Disruptive Children Do Not Outgrow It Without Help
    Some researchers have argued that disruptive behaviors in children are developmentally appropriate and that children will outgrow them. The findings of a new study by researchers at West Virginia University suggest otherwise.

  • Disruptive Disorders
    Disruptive disorders, such as oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder, are characterized by antisocial behavior and, as such, seem to be a collection of behaviors rather than a coherent pattern of mental dysfunction. (located half way down page)From the Surgeon General government site.

  • Insights about violent and anti-social children
    We see a lot of violent, impulsive young children. In the weeks before we evaluated Brandon, we had seen many children under the age of 7 who were exhibiting some violent behavior. We do see many more impulsive children because thats part of the attention deficit disorder (ADD) syndrome. From PBS.

  • Parents Can Channel Children's Disruptive Behavior into Productive Activity
    Parents cannot change their child's temperament, but they can help direct the child's energy into less disruptive activity, according to Diane Ryals, University of Illinois Extension educator, family life.

  • Raising Children to Resist Violence
    Research has shown that violent or aggressive behavior is often learned early in life. However, parents, family members, and others who care for children can help them learn to deal with emotions without using violence. Parents and others can also take steps to reduce or minimize violence.

    Sometimes there may be a child that does not co-operate with the others or is often rude, becoming a disruptive influence on the group. The difficult child often has problems in other parts of life and needs understanding and care, as well as discipline.

  • Taking the Bully by the Horns
    Taking The Bully By The Horns" is a self-help book/web site dedicated to helping children/young teens deal with Bullies/Self-esteem/Violence. Supported by Schs/Child Orgs/Parents/Dr.'s, we explore different ways kids are bullied - mentally and physically, how the bully becomes a bully, how the victim becomes a victim, & what can be done about it.

  • The Development of Concern for Others in Children With Behavior Problems - APA
    Oppositional, aggressive children are characterized by a tendency to act on their negative impulses, often without apparent attention to any effects upon the well-being of others. Deficits in empathy and remorse are recognized as common in children with disruptive behavior disorders.

    There is a great concern about the incidence of violent behavior among children and adolescents. This complex and troubling issue needs to be carefully understood by parents, teachers, and other adults. Children as young as preschoolers can show violent behavior. Parents and other adults who witness the behavior may be concerned, however, they often hope that the young child will "grow out of it." (American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)

  • Violence and Discipline Problems in U.S. Public Schools
    This comprehensive report examines the incidence of crimes and percentage of schools reporting violence, also delivering stats on frequency as well as disciplinary action taken by educational institutions.

    All of us must take responsibility and work together to raise responsible, caring, trustworthy, respectful, and competent children. How can we do that?

  • When Kids Kill
    Find articles, graphs and bibliographical resources on the topic of youth violence. The site extends beyond just violence in schools, and explores the culture and phenomenon of why kids engage in violent behavior.

  • Youth Violence
    Understanding and preventing youth violence and aggression.

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