As one of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)'s 18 Special Interest Divisions, the mission of the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) is to support the learning and growth of students with behavioral and/or emotional disorders.
The Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) is an international community of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children and youth with or at risk of emotional and behavioral disorders. CCBD offers support and recognition to those individuals who are new to the field and those with longstanding dedication to student success.
CCBD is a trusted leader in shaping education policy and practice and is globally renowned for its expertise and leadership in:
- Promoting and publishing research that improves policy and practice for children and youth with or at risk of emotional and behavioral disorders.
- Providing professional development opportunities that improve policy and practice for children and youth with or at risk of emotional and behavioral disorders.
- Advocating on behalf of individuals with emotional and behavioral disorders and partnering with other organizations and individuals who share this commitment.
- Extending critical professional support to our colleagues in these endeavors, the members of CCBD.
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