Designing Positive Behavior Support Plans, 2nd Ed. is a concise and easy-to-read book for school teams, providers, students, and parents to understand, design, and evaluate positive behavior support (PBS) plans for students with developmental disabilities.
The book also includes a comprehensive case study, two sample support
plans, a progress evaluation summary, and frequently asked questions.
The book uses a user-friendly format with examples, tips, forms, and checklists to help:
- Proactively approach problem behavior.
- Use functional behavioral assessments to design individualized PBS plans for children.
- Illustrate a) prevention through antecedent and setting event modifications; b) teaching alternate skills; c) designing consequence interventions; and d) creating long-term supports.
By implementing these empirical strategies, professionals and parents can reduce the occurrence of problem behaviors and enhance the quality of life of a child with a developmental disability.