Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Liberal Studies

First Advisor

Ruth L. Meese, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Peggy L. Tarpley, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

David B. Stein, Ph.D.


The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of the time out procedure at an alternative day school for students with emotional and behavioral disturbance. This study interviewed student and staff members at the facility using parallel questions. Information from the time out log was observed in order to. verify student and staff responses. Results concluded that both students and staff members had similar perceptions of time out .



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