Students with emotional disabilities are being educated in the mainstream setting at an increasing rate. This course will provide strategies and techniques for meeting the needs of the emotionally disabled student in the mainstream classroom. Participants will research, analyze and develop strategies on building positive personal relationships with students and behavior modification. This course will offer recent research on behavior modification programs and their implementation in the classroom. Through internet articles, websites and case studies, participants will focus on how to provide the essential structure that students with E.D. require, even during “unstructured” activities and transitions. This course is beneficial for both regular and special education teachers.