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CBI and REBT for EBD Students

Although CBI and REBT are found in counseling theories and use, how can these techniques be used by teachers in the classroom? Give specific examples and possible outcomes.

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Rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral intervention (CBI) that has been designed originally in clinical settings but recently, it is slowly being incorporated in the classroom. The goal of REBT is to help students manage their extreme emotions so that they don't interfere with their academic and social abilities. Studies have shown its effectiveness in the classroom both with children and adolescents.

Banks and Zionts (2009) in an article 'Intervention in School and Clinic: Teaching a Cognitive Behavioral Strategy to Manage Emotions Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in an Educational Setting' have formulated 20 sessions in integrating REBT in the classroom as follows:

Phase I - Cognitive Preparation: REBT readiness ...

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In this solution, REBT and CBI are described and explained. References are provided.

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