Positive Behavior Intervention Program: K-12
3 In-service Credits/ 45 hours Instructor Laurie Thode January 3-30. April 1-29, June 1-28, July 1-30, September 1-30
In this course teachers will learn how to create a positive behavior plan for specific students as well as the classroom as a whole, ensuring success for their students. There are many ways to define or explain the concept of positive behavior intervention. Some of the most common ways include: The application of behavior analysis and systems change perspectives within the context of person-centered values to the intensely social problems created by behaviors such as self-injury, aggression, property destruction, pica, defiance, and disruption A dynamic, problem-solving process involving goal identification, information gathering, hypothesis development, support plan design, implementation, and monitoring An approach that blends values about the rights of people with disabilities with a practical science about how learning and behavior change occur. A comprehensive Positive Behavior Support Plan includes a range of intervention strategies that are designed to prevent the problem behavior while teaching socially appropriate alternative behaviors. The goal is an enhanced quality of life for individuals involved and their support providers in a variety of settings. In this course teachers will learn how to create a positive behavior intervention plan for specific students as well as the classroom as a whole, ensuring success for their students.
January 3-30, April 1-29, June 1-28, July 1-30, September 1-30