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SE5563 - PBIS: School-wide Approaches for All Students

Credits: 3

This course provides an in-depth examination of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) with emphasis on school-wide approaches designed to enhance school climate and the emotional well being of all students. Students will learn how to create and nurture a leadership team of stakeholders who are responsible for school wide implementation as well as evidence based strategies for improving behavior and academic achievement. Topics include developing school wide expectations, creating a behavior matrix, designing teaching scripts to address prosocial behaviors, creating a school wide reinforcement system, determining office versus classroom referrals, designing a data-based system for behavior, and evaluating the universal system using data based decision making and utilizing data for improving practice.