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Read DEBH's stance on key issues impacting students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders.

DEBH Practitioner Journal: Beyond Behavior

Video Series: Academic and Behavior Corner


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Teacher Educators of Children with Behavior Disorders (TECBD) Conference

The annual Teacher Educators for Children with Behavior Disorders (TECBD) conference is the premier educational research conference for teacher educators working with children and youth with severe behavioral disorders.

The 2024 TECBD Conference will include workshops, strands, and general sessions delivered in a variety of formats.

In-person at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel November 20-22, 2024

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DEBH Foundation & Awards 2024-2025 Announcement 

The DEBH Foundations & Awards committee has multiple grants, awards, and scholarships. Applications are being accepted now. Click HERE or use the QR code for brief descriptions of the various opportunities, including deadlines for submission. If you have any questions, please contact:

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BehaviorNow Podast

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Listen to DEBH's podcast on evidence-based practices to support children with behavior challenges.

Connect With Your Local DEBH

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Connect with other educators in your area who specialize in emotional and/or behavioral disorders.

Who We Are

As a Special Interest Division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the Division for Emotional and Behavioral Health (DEBH) is a community of educators dedicated to supporting students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders and those whose behavior puts them at risk for failure in school, home, or community.

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