Tiers 2 and 3 Early Childhood Positive Behavior Support

Kansas Institute for Positive Behavior Support: Online Modules
The KIPBS Modules provide information and materials related to providing behavior support to individuals in decreasing problem within the context of program-wide change.

Kansas Instructional Training System (KITS): Positive Behavior Support in Early Childhood Settings
Technical assistance packet includes introduction and overview of PBS in early childhood settings, as well as a description of the Teaching Pyramid approach, and additional resources.

National Association of School Psychologists: Defusing Violent Behavior in Young Children
Diane Smallwood. (2003)

Several articles are available for download from the National Association of School Psychologists. The author presents a prevention and problem solving approach to dealing with violent behavior in students in early childhood and early elementary programs.

Positive Beginnings: Supporting Young Children with Challenging Behavior
Hanline, M.F., Wetherby, A., Woods, J., Fox, L., and Lentini, R. (2004)
Training modules for use of PBS in addressing the challenging behavior of young children in “real world” settings of home visiting programs and preschools. Topics of modules include social and communication development, determining meaning of challenging behavior, positive behavior interventions and supports, teaming to build a behavior support plan, intervention in everyday settings, and supporting families

Problem Behavior Manual: Understanding Why Problem Behaviors Occur
Frea, W., Koegel, L., and Koegel, R (1994)
This link takes you to the Koegel Autism Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara. By clicking on “Training Manuals” on the left hand menu, you will find a variety of resources available for a minimal cost. For example, the Problem Behavior Manual: is a manual developed to assist parents in assessing causes of behavior and designing plans to replace problem behavior with more appropriate behavior. ($7 includes shipping and handling).

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