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Mojdeh Bayat is an internationally known expert in the education and treatment of children with mental health issues and children with neurodevelopmental disorders.
Her research focuses on innovative and positive approaches to education of children who deal with mental health issues, and ongoing stress and trauma. She has developed a model called,
Resilience-based Interaction Model (RIM), which is designed to promote well-being and positive mental/ behavioral health in all children. This model is featured in her latest books,
Positive Interactions with At-Risk Children, the second edition of
Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood, and in peer reviewed journals.
Research InterestsCross-cultural studies in risk, resilience, and disabilities; Design of innovative approaches to enhance children’s mental health and enhance their resilience.
Selected PublicationsBayat, M. (2020). Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood (2nd ed.). NY: Routledge.
Bayat, M. & Jamnia, N. (2019). Positive interactions with at-risk children: Approaches to enhance your students’ well-being, resilience, and success. NY: Routledge & CEC.
Bayat, M. (2017). Teaching exceptional children: Foundations and best practices in inclusive early childhood classrooms (2nd ed.) . New York: Routledge.