Continuing our Education

We are always looking for ways to continue our education and stay in touch with current research in applied behavior analysis and positive behavior support.  Four of us recently attended the Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference in San Antonio, Texas.  At this conference, we divide and conquer in order to attend as many talks as possible and share informati...
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The School Climate Transformation Grant

The School Climate Transformation Project is funded by the Federal Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. The School Climate Transformation Grant was released in 2014 as a competitive grant to support state educational agencies (SEAs) to develop, enhance, or expand systems of support for, and technical assistance to, local educational agen...
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What is Positive Behavior Support?

Positive Behavior Support (PBS) is an evidence-based practice that strives to encourage or support desireable and prosocial behavior.  Other goals are to prevent challenging behavior by encouraging positive behavior, increase independence, promote positive environments, and enhance quality of life.  PBS combines the science of Applied Behavior Analysis with the comprehensive ph...
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What is Behavior Analysis?

(Source www.bacb.com) Positive Behavior Support (PBS) is rooted in the science of behavior and applied behavior analysis.  The field of behavior analysis grew out of the scientific study of principles of learning and behavior. It has two main branches: experimental and applied behavior analysis. The experimental analysis of behavior is the basic science of this field and...
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Family and School-Wide Data

Use of data is an essential component of Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS).  All PBS and PBIS interventions and behavior plans are based on data.  Our consultants monitor data regularly to ensure the efficacy of all interventions, and make modifications as needed.   Please follow this link to view ...
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Recommended Resources and Research

Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) have been researched for decades, with hundreds of research articles showing the efficacy of both. Research may be accessed at these websites: The PBIS National Technical Assistance Center       The Journal of Positive Behavior Interve...
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