Introduction to MTSS for Behavior in Elementary, Middle and High Schools

Administrators

Is School-wide Positive Behavior Support an Evidence-based Practice?
http://www.apbs.org/files/101007evidencebase4pbs.pdf
This document provides information about the research supporting school-wide positive behavior support.

What Every Administrator Should Know About School-wide Positive Behavior Supports
http://www.mslbd.org/Admin_Conference/Lewis%2010-5-06.pdf
A brief summary of school-wide positive behavior support and what administrators should know about the implementation process before getting started.

The Building Blocks of Positive Behavior
http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-34-fall-2008/building-blocks-positive-behavior
This article comes from Teaching Tolerance magazine, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.


School Professionals

How to get PBS into your school
http://pbis.org/pbis_newsletter/volume_4/issue3.aspx
Helpful hints for getting started implementing school-wide positive behavior support.

Impact: Feature Issue on Fostering Success in School and Beyond for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
http://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/182/default.html
Newsletter with introductory articles from a variety of leaders in the field of behavioral interventions and supports.

School-wide Positive Behavior Support: Investing in Student Success
Horner, R., Sugai, G., & Vincent, C. (2008). Excellent introduction to school-wide positive behavior support.
http://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/182/over2.html


School, Family, and Community Members

Association for PBS: What is PBS?
http://www.apbs.org/about_APBS.htm#whatapbs
Description of what positive behavior support is from different fields, including school-wide positive behavior support with individuals. In addition, research publications are listed related to different topics associated with positive behavior support.

Florida's Frequently Asked Questions about Positive Behavior Support
http://flpbs.fmhi.usf.edu/faq.asp
A helpful question and answer format answering common questions about positive behavior support and school-wide discipline from the state of Florida’s PBS website.

North Carolina's PUBS Video
http://www.pbis.org/swpbs_videos/pbs_video-pubs.aspx
This video provides a general introduction to schoolwide positive behavior support (referred to as Positive Unified Behavior Support in North Carolina).

Pacer Center Training Modules
http://www.pacer.org/pbis/trainingmods/index.asp
Introductory materials describing school-wide positive behavior support

School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (SW-PBIS): Information for Parents
http://www.pacer.org/pbis/infoforparents.pdf
A five-page information document that provides parents with an overview of Positive Behavior Support. Additionally, information is provided for parents to become involved in school-wide PBS and for helping them play a supportive/ collaborative role in the connection between Positive Behavior Support at school and in the home environment.

 
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