Implementing Positive Behavior Support Systems in Early Childhood and Elementary Settings / Edition 1

Implementing Positive Behavior Support Systems in Early Childhood and Elementary Settings / Edition 1

by Melissa A. Stormont
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412940567

ISBN-13: 9781412940566

Pub. Date: 11/13/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Discover how to implement the Programwide/Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Support (PW/SW-PBS) system, a prevention-based approach for teaching and supporting appropriate behavior in preschool and elementary school children.  See more details below

Overview

Discover how to implement the Programwide/Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Support (PW/SW-PBS) system, a prevention-based approach for teaching and supporting appropriate behavior in preschool and elementary school children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412940566
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/13/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. A Proactive Approach to Behavior Management
The Importance of Understanding Students' Past Learning Experiences
Recommendations From the Field
Programwide/Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support
Continuum of Supports and Key Features
Support for PW/SW-PBS
Summary
Text Overview
2. Supporting Systems Change
Creating a Statewide, Districtwide, or Programwide System
Getting Started
Building Capacity at the School/Program Level
Summary
3. Team Leadership
Forming a PW/SW-PBS Team
Initial Planning Efforts
Determining Priorities and Time Frames
Assigning Roles and Running Effective Meetings
Determining Data Collection Needs
Professional Development
Promoting PW/SW-PBS to Staff and Families
Summary
4. Teach Behavioral Expectations
Choose Behavior Expectations
Determine Behaviors That Represent Expectations
Develop Matrix to Support Common Language
Teach Each Social Behavior
Summary
5. Support Appropriate Behavior
Strategies to Increase Use of Taught Behavioral Expectations
Prompts/Cues
Strategies to Build Fluency and Maintain Appropriate Behavior
Summary
6. Corrective Consequences
Defining and Consistently Responding to Problem Behavior
Documentation of Problem Behavior
Using Corrective Consequences
Additional Considerations
Determining Different Consequences for Unique Needs
Summary
7. Data-Based Decision Making
Designing a Plan for Data Collection
SW-PBS Decision Making
Summary
8. Building Foundations for Small-Group and Individual Supports
Universals Firmly in Place
Systems to Establish Small Group/Targeted Supports
Small-Group/Targeted Strategies
Intensive/Individual Student Supports
Conclusion
References
Index

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