- Introduction to Positive Behavior Support
- Early Childhood
- Community Mapping
- School-based Mental Health
- PBS Tools
- People First Language
Introduction to Positive Behavior Support
Lentini, R., Vaughn, B. J., & Fox, L. (2008). Creating Teaching Tools for Young Children with Challenging Behavior.
(Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B. Downs Tampa, FL 33612)
Community Self-assessment and Action Planning Tool
This tool can be used by both school and district leadership planning teams to assess community resources and create an action plan for expanding school-wide positive behavior support and community involvement.
Freeman, R., Hearst, A., & Anderson, S. (2008). Community self-assessment and action planning tool. University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS.
State Implementation of Scaling-up Evidence-based Practices
The purpose of the State Implementation of Scaling-up Evidence-based Practices (SISEP) Center is to help States establish adequate capacity to carry out effective implementation, organizational change, and systems transformation strategies to maximize the academic achievement and behavioral health outcomes of students statewide.
School-based Mental Health
New Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law Road Map (9-26-06)
The Bazelon Center has a new document available related to positive behavior support. As stated on their website (http://www.bazelon.org), this document and a companion folder include six fact sheets titled Way to Go: School Success for Children with Mental Health Care Needs. Together they document how states and school districts have successfully combined school-wide positive behavior support with effective mental health services to foster a school environment that is conducive to learning and improves children's lives.
Tobin, T. J. (2005). Parents’ guide to functional assessment (Third edition). University of Oregon, College of Education, Educational and Community Supports, Eugene. Retrieved May 7, 2009, from http://uoregon.edu/~ttobin/Tobin-par-3.pdf as “Parents’ Guide, 3rd Edition”
National Institutes of Health Best Practices for Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Research
The National Institutes of Health has released recommendations for scientists conducting mixed methods health research, which combines the strengths of quantitative research and qualitative research. Despite the increased interest in mixed methods research in health fields and at NIH, prior to this report, there was limited guidance to help scientists developing applications for NIH funding that featured mixed methods designs, nor was there guidance for the reviewers at NIH who assess the quality of these applications.
Facilitator's Guide for Positive Behavioral Support
This guide is made available through the Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Service, Florida Department of Education, and was developed by the staff of the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Project at the University of South Florida. This guide is designed to build capacity of school districts in positive assessment based approaches to support students with significant behavioral challenges.
Hieneman, M., Nolan, M., Presley, J., DeTuro, L., Gayler, W., Dunlap, G. (1999) Facilitator's Guide, Positive Behavioral Support. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
Florida’s Positive Behavior Support Project: Individual PBS - Modules 1 – 4 (Tier 3 Interventions)
Florida’s PBS Project offers PowerPoint presentations on individual positive behavior support, organized into four modules: (1) collaborative teaming and PBS; (2) Functional Behavior Assessment; (3) instructional issues and strategies; and (4) developing, implementing, and evaluating PBS plans.
These online modules provide tools, resources and case study examples for educators within the categories of instruction, collaboration, assessment, and behavior support planning. The site is designed for use as a professional development resource.