Discipline

Experts know that school discipline is more than just preventing violence, juvenile deliquency, and bullying. It's also about developing better strategies to counter-act racial disparities in school discipline; providing supports for "problem" students; and finding ways to reach students who come from hard places.

Kent McIntosh, Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services

Kent McIntosh is an expert in school violence prevention,bullying, school discipline, and racial disparities in school discipline. His research examines implementation of effective school and classroom behavior support practices.

Laura Lee McIntyre, Professor of Psychology and the Associate Director of the Child and Family Center at the Prevention Science Institute

Laura Lee McIntyre, Counseling Psychology and Human Services Department

Laura Lee McIntyre is an expert in youth mental health, especially related to autism spectrum disorder, eating disorders, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She explores intervention and education strategies to best reach children, youth, and teens whose mental and behaviorial health are compromised.

Chris Murray, Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences

Chris Murray is an expert in diversity and special education, high-risk youth and teacher-student relationships. He works with very high-risk youth and students that have emotional and behavioral problems due to circumstances of their upbringing, and designs educational programs and support systems to promote healthy outcomes. 

Jeffrey Sprague, Counseling Psychology and Human Services Department

Jeffrey Sprague is an expert in school violence, school safety, positive behavior interventions and supports, multi-tiered support systems, alternative education, and juvenile delinquency prevention and treatment. At the University of Oregon, he is a professor of special education and the director of the University of Oregon Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior.