What is the purpose of PBIS?
What is the purpose of PBIS? (CT SERC, 2009)
The main focus of School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is to provide proactive and effective behavioral support for students at the universal level.
This is accomplished when the host environment (i.e., the whole school community) establishes and maintains universal procedures that contain clear and consistent behavioral expectations. Opportunities for student success are enhances by directly teaching universal expectations and establishing a school-wide system for reinforcing desired behavior. The necessary elements of School-wide PBIS include methods to: examine needs through data; develop, teach and reinforce school-wide expectations; discourage problem behaviors; and monitor implementation and progress.
SWPBIS is an application of behaviorally based systems approach to enhance the capacity of schools, families, and communities to design effective environments that improve the link between research-validated practices and the environments in which teaching and learning occur. Attention is focused on creating and sustaining primary (Tier 1), secondary (Tier 2) and tertiary (Tier 3) systems of support that improve lifestyle results (personal, health, social, family, work, etc.) for all children by making problem behavior less effective, efficient, and relevant, and desired behavior more functional.
- What is the purpose of PBIS?
- Container #1: Maximize Structure Within Your Classroom
- Container #2: Define, Teach, Review, Monitor & Reteach Positively-Stated Expectations
- Container #3: Establish a Continuum of Strategies to Acknowledge Appropriate Behavior
- Container #4: Actively Engage Students in Observable Ways
- Container #5: Establish a Continuum of Strategies to Respond to Inappropriate Behavior
- Container Challenge
- Marzano Instructional Framework Aligned to Wa State Teacher Evaluation Criteria (PDF) (opens in new window)
- PBIS Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)
- PBIS Menu of Interventions for Minor Behaviors
- PBIS- Tier One Preventions/Interventions Flowchart (PDF) (opens in new window)
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