Understanding Child and Adolescent Behaviour in the Classroom is a vital guide for pre-service and in-service teachers, providing the tools to respond effectively and ethically to child and adolescent behaviour that is of concern. In this innovative book, expert authors offer 'positive rules' that will assist educators in their classroom practice. Key practical issues that are addressed include: . Building a purposeful and emotionally and psychologically positive classroom culture . Recognising and responding to children who present with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD/EBD) . Using research to inform and enrich classroom practice around student conduct . Working collegially to respond to the social, emotional and / or behavioural needs of individual students, including those needs associated with poor mental health and / or child protection Cutting-edge research from psychology, behavioural science and education is accessibly presented to help develop professional expertise and knowledge in the area of child and adolescent behaviour.