Improving Safe School Planning:
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
PBIS Indiana Resources
Washburn, Sandy, Stowe, Kimberlee J., Cole, Cassandra M. and Robinson, James. (2007). Improving School Climate and Student Behavior: A New Paradigm for Indiana Schools. Indiana University. Center for Evaluation & Education Policy. Volume 5(9).
National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports presents relationship between school-wide behavior support and improved academic performance.
Addressing Ethnic Disproportionality in School Discipline through Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS).
Eber, L., Upreti, G. & Rose, J. (May, 2010). Addressing Ethnic Disproportionality in School Discipline through Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Illinois PBIS Network.
-School-wide program with a specific emphasis on student behavior, character-building, and conflict resolution
Offers professional development programs and workshops to support school climate improvement efforts (not really practitioner focused in that a teacher can say "Okay I can try these strategies!"
Combines the Good Behavior game, a group-based classroom management program used in early elementary classrooms, with an enhanced academic curriculium. Website rovides a description of the program and references to studies demonstrating its effectiveness.
Highlights Social and Emotional Learning programs (SEL) that have been found to improve students' social-emotional skills, attitudes about self and others, connection to school, positive social behavior, and academic performance; they also reduced students’ conduct problems and emotional distress.
Provides multimedia clips that highlight the importance of describing behavior, modifying the classroom environment, teaching skills, collaborating relationships, and utilizing a schoolwide approach, also provides a practice guide for reducing behavior problems in the elementary school setting.
Provides a variety of resources with an emphasis on classroom management tips and establishing classroom rules
Algozzine, B., Horner, R. H., Sugai, G., Barrett, S., Dickey, S. R., Eber, L., Kincaid, D., et al. (2010). Evaluation blueprint for school-wide positive behavior support. Eugene, OR: National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavior Interventions and Support. Retrieved from www.pbis.org.
George, H. P., & Martinez, S. A. (2007). How to get PBS in Your School. OSEP Technical Assistance PBIS Center Newsletter, Volume 4, Issue 1.
Summaries of the evidence and useful tips on using a variety of resources for addressing behavioral (and academic) problems.
Second APA online classroom management training module, focusing on a comprehensive set of strategies for classroom teachers to prevent and respond to more seriously disruptive classroom and school behavior.
Provides technical assistance, demonstrations, dissemination, and evaluation tools needed to implement PBIS.
Provides technical assistance materials and publications on PBIS implementation tools used in Illinois K-12 schools.
OSEP Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports presents information on planning and sustainability of PBIS in K-12 setting, including recommendations how to recruit the buy-in and support of the local community.
An online training module developed by the American Psychological Association on developing effective classroom management strategies for handling day-to-day classroom disruption in order to maximize classroom learning.
The Safe & Civil School Series provides a variety of practical materials aimed at improving school safety and improving student behavior across all school settings.
Presents a rationale for adopting school-wide positive behavior support (SW-PBS), describe the key features of SW-PBS, and illustrates processes, structures, and supports of SW-PBS.
This program, recommended by APA Division 12 as a "well-established treatment for children with conduct problems," focuses on three major solutions: 1.Offer parenting programs, 2. Provide teachers training, and 3. Provide children with social and emotional training
This Program has been recommended by the American Psychological Division 12 Task Force as a “well-established treatment for children with conduct problems.” It focuses on three major solutions: 1.Offer parenting programs, 2. Provide teachers training, and 3. Provide children with social and emotional training
Online manual for implementing a variety of strategies for a continuum of inappropriate and disruptive classroom behavior.