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Behavioral Disorders

Behavioral Disorders

2016 Impact Factor: 0.972
2016 Ranking: 89/121 in Psychology, Clinical | 49/58 in Psychology, Educational
Source: 2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

Bryan G. Cook University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA
Daniel M. Maggin University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

eISSN: 21635307 | ISSN: 01987429 | Current volume: 43 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly
Behavioral Disorders (BD) addresses compelling issues related to individuals with behavioral challenges. Regular features include Research-based articles which discuss evidence-based practices for use with challenging behaviors. Published by the Hammill Institute on Disabilities and SAGE in association with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders.

Papers published in Behavioral Disorders (BD) are reports of original investigations and theoretical papers that relate to the education of students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Published articles may use within-or between-subject designs. Both quantitative and qualitative studies are considered appropriate, although to date most submissions have been quantitative in nature. Research, program evaluation reports, and position papers should be assessed for their social significance. Socially significant experimental investigations may be basic or applied in nature, although BD has a tradition of publishing applied research, especially studies related to assessment of and intervention with children and youth with emotional and behavioral disorders. Teacher educators, teachers, psychologists, administrators, and researchers with an interest in emotional and behavioral disorders constitute the majority of BD subscribers. Theoretical or translation of research, practice, or policy in the form of a “position” statement will be considered for the Forum section of the journal. In addition, we will accept Brief reports of research that will allow new researchers (e.g., junior faculty, graduate students) to submit studies (e.g., pilot studies) that possess particular interest to the field but may lack the methodological rigor (e.g., small sample size) to meet the standard of a regular research article.

Editorial Assistant
Lysandra Cook University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA
Bryan G. Cook University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA
Daniel Maggin University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Consulting Editor
Timothy J. Lewis University of Missouri, USA
Associate Editors
Gregory J. Benner University of Washington, Tacoma, USA
Allison Bruhn University of Iowa, USA
Joseph C. Gagnon University of Florida, USA
Timothy J. Landrum University of Louisville, USA
Kathleen Lynne Lane University of Kansas, USA
Editorial Board
Peter J. Alter Saint Mary's College of California, USA
Tachelle Banks Cleveland State University, USA
Brian R. Barber Kent State University, USA
Pena Bedesem Kent State University, USA
Andreas Beelmann Friedrich-Schiller University, Germany
Lisa Bowman-Perrott Texas A&M University, USA
Catherine Bradshaw Johns Hopkins University, USA
Douglas A. Cheney University of Washington, USA
Jason C. Chow Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
David Cihak University of Tennessee, USA
Lauren Collins University of Hawaii, USA
Maureen Conroy University of Florida, USA
Glen Dunlap University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Robin Parks Ennis University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
Steven Evans Ohio University, USA
Lindsay Fallon University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Thomas W. Farmer Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Nicholas A. Gage University of Florida, USA
Ralph Gardner III Ohio State University, USA
Linda G. Garrison-Kane Missouri State University, USA
Matthias Grünke University of Cologne, Germany
Todd Haydon University of Cincinnati, USA
Shanna Eisner Hirsch Clemson University, USA
Robert H. Horner University of Oregon, USA
Austin H. Johnson University of California, Riverside, USA
Kristine Jolivette University of Alabama, USA
Antonis Katsiyannis Clemson University, USA
Lee Kern Lehigh University, USA
Matthew C. Lambert University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA
David Lee Pennsylvania State University, USA
Teri Lewis-Palmer University of Oregon, USA
Carl J. Liaupsin University of Arizona, USA
Mickey Losinski Kansas State University, USA
John W. Maag University of Nebraska, USA
Charles MacArthur University of Delaware, USA
Nancy Mamlin North Carolina Central University, USA
Margo A. Mastropieri George Mason University, USA
Sarup R. Mathur Arizona State University, USA
Matthew J. Mayer Rutgers University, USA
Sara McDaniel University of Alabama, USA
Dennis McDougall University of Hawaii, USA
Kent McIntosh University of Oregon, USA
Paul Mooney Louisiana State University, USA
Mary Morningstar Kansas University, USA
Christopher Murray University of Oregon, USA
April Mustian  Illinois State University
Ron Nelson University of Nebraska, USA
Rollanda O'Connor University of California, Riverside, USA
Wendy P. Oakes Arizona State University, USA
Susan Osborne North Carolina State University, USA
George Peterson-Karlan  Illinois State University
Sarah R. Powell University of Texas, Austin, USA
Paige Pullen University of Florida, USA
T. Chris Riley-Tillman University of Missouri, USA
Carly Roberts University of Washington, USA
David J. Royer University of Hawaii
Joseph B. Ryan Clemson University, USA
Ji Hoon Ryoo University of Virginia, USA
Gary Sasso Lehigh University, USA
Terrance M. Scott University of Louisville, USA
Thomas E. Scruggs George Mason University, USA
James G. Shriner University of Illinois, USA
Richard L. Simpson University of Kansas, USA
Stephen W. Smith University of Florida, USA
Janine P. Stichter University of Missouri, USA
Melissa A. Stormont University of Missouri, USA
George M. Sugai University of Connecticut, USA
Terri N. Sullivan Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Carl Sumi SRI International, USA
Kevin Sutherland Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Elizabeth Talbott University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Melody Tankersley Kent State University, USA
Alexandra L. Trout University of Nebraska, USA
John Umbreit University of Arizona, USA
Kimberly J. Vannest Texas A&M University, USA
Mary Wagner Chair, James Madison University, USA
Andrew L. Wiley Kent State University, USA
Mitchell L. Yell University of South Carolina, USA
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