This course is a study in the principles and applications of classroom management. This course will cover the reasons why students misbehave and how to effectively respond to common behavioral issues. Practical experiences, case examples and exercises will promote increased skills in defining and assessing the environment, the student, the inappropriate behaviors, and your teaching style/philosophy's influence on classroom management. You will learn to evaluate intervention strategies and how to design a classroom management plan that makes sense for your students. Contents will cover strategies for parent/professional collaboration. The information provided will allow participants to immediately implement strategies across a variety of school, mental health, and human services settings.