How it all Fits Together Social Skills Instruction Strategies become more intense Behavior Intervention Guidelines Positive Behavior Support Plans
Problem Behaviors Definition Behaviors of such frequency, intensity, and duration that they interfere with the child’s ability to learn, relate socially to his peers, family members, others in the community, or pose health or safety issues to themselves or others.
Positive Behavior Support Plan Checklist • Behavior concern determined. • Parents aware of initial concerns. • Parental permission for evaluation obtained. • Medical causes investigated. • Environment and curriculum determined appropriate. • Information regarding behaviors collected from parents, other staff member and related service providers. • Parents have been invited to assist in the development of the plan.
Functions of Behavior • Gain attention from peer or adult • Gain something • Escape or Avoidance • Intrinsic
Activity Communicative Intent Exercise
Steps to Developing a PBSP • Step 1: Complete an observation of the child. • ABC Observation • Behavior Incident Log
Steps to Developing a PBSP • Step 2: Complete a reflective assessment of the child’s behavior. • Positive Behavior Support Plan Development Form.
Activity Writing PBSP Objectives
Example Objective for Gaining Attention Mitch will reduce the number of inappropriate behaviors used to gain attention to 1 per hour for 2 consecutive weeks as measured by teacher observation.
Formula for PBSP Objective Name will reduce the number of inappropriate behaviors used to function to number ofbehaviors per length of observationfor period of time for observationsas measured by how measured.
Steps to Developing a PBSP • Step 3: Develop individualized supports and interventions. • Classroom Positive Behavior Support Plan form.
Steps to Developing a PBSP • Step 4: Design Monitoring System.
Activity Review example PBSP
Steps to Developing a PBSP • Step 1: Complete an observation of the child. • Step 2: Complete a reflective assessment of the child’s behavior. • Step 3: Develop individualized supports and interventions. • Step 4: Design monitoring system.
Activity Behavior Plan Exercise