This book clearly explains five theoretical models and directly links the theories to practical applications for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Rarely are theory and application connected in such a user-friendly way. Well-organized and convenient to use, this book makes use of advance organizers, key points, and text-breakers such as "Case Studies" and "Applied Examples" to enhance flow and readability. The theme of this book is an ecological/systems perspective of emotional and behavioral disorders, reflected in the examples used and the references cited. For teachers, school psychologists, and people interested in understanding emotional and behavioral disorders in children.