Designing supportive school environments

J. Ron Nelson, Geoff Colvin

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There is no auestion that all students. esoeciallv those with serious emotional disiurbance, benefit from a prehictabfe, consistent. well-oreanized. and safe school environment. The Dumse of this paper is towdescribe and illustrate an effective approach that has had positive results in achieving such a school environment. Specifically, the paper describes how to achieve effective ecological arrangements and common area routines across the school environment. In addition, we present a case study with preliminary results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-186
Number of pages18
JournalSpecial Services in the Schools
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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