Behavioral Disorders

  • The Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders
    The Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) is dedicated to supporting the professional development and enhancing the expertise of those who work on behalf of children with challenging behavior and their families. It is a division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).

  • The National Institute of Mental Health
    (NIMH) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This department is dedicated to transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illness through research.

    This site includes description of diagnosis.

  • Council for Exceptional Children
    This site includes recent articles pertaining to emotional disturbance and behavioral disorders. The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.