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PBIS

What is PBIS?

What is PBIS?

PBIS stands for Positive Behaviorial Interventions and Supports. It is a framework or approach for assisting school personnel in adopting and organizing evidence-based behavioral interventions into an integrated continuum that enhances academic and social behavior outcomes for all students. One of the foremost advances in schoolwide discipline is the emphasis on schoolwide systems of support that include proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting appropriate student behavior to create positive school environments. Instead of a piecemeal approach of individual behavioral management plans, a continuum of positive behavior support for all students within a school is implemented in areas including the classroom and non-classroom settings (such as the hallway, cafeteria, and library). Attention is focused on building capacity through a multi-tiered system of support that includes Tier I supports on a school wide level, Tier II supports delivered through small-groups, and Tier III support through individual and wraparound services.
How does PBIS work?

How does PBIS work?

PBIS schools organize their evidence-based behavioral practices and systems into an integrated collection or continuum in which students experience supports based on their behavioral responsiveness to intervention. A three-tiered prevention logic requires that all students receive supports at the universal or primary tier. If the behavior of some students is not responsive, more intensive behavioral supports are provide (selected or secondary tier) or a highly individualized plan (intensive or tertiary tier).
Help ALL Students Succeed with PBIS!

Help ALL Students Succeed with PBIS!