SWPBS Evaluation Studies
Evaluation studies examining SWPBS that used research quality measures, but did NOT employ
experimental designs document both implementation of the core feature by
typical school personnel, and either improved academic performance, or
reductions in office discipline referrals.
Barrett, S., Bradshaw, C., & Lewis-Palmer, T. (2008). Maryland state-wide PBIS initiative. Journal
of Positive Behavior Interventions, 10, 1005-114.
Horner, R.H., & Squires, J. (in press). Assessment and
implementation of Positive Behavior Support in preschools. Topics in Early Childhood
(1995). Translating what we know about the context of antisocial behavior in to
a lower prevalence of such behavior. Journal
of Applied Behavior Analysis, 28, 479-492
Harbaugh, W., Singell, L., Horner, R.H., Irvin, L.,
& Smolkowski, K. 2008). Application of economic analysis to school-wide
positive behavior support programs. Journal
of Positive Behavior Interventions
Bohanon, H., Fenning, P., Carney, K., Minnis,
M., Anderson-Harriss, S., Moroz,
K., Hicks, K., Kasper, B., Culos, C., Sailor, W.,
& Piggott, T. (2006).School-wide application of positive behavior support
in an urban high school: A case study. Journal of Positive Behavior
Interventions 8(3), 131-145
& Hofweber, C., (2000).Effective behavior support in British
Columbia.Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions,
2 (4), 235-237.
Colvin, G., &
Fernandez, E., (2000). Sustaining Effective Behavior Support
Systems in an Elementary School. Journal
of Positive Behavior Interventions 2(4), 251-253.
De Pry, R. L., & Sugai, G. (2002). The
effect of active supervision and precorrection on
minor behavioral incidents in a sixth grade general education classroom. Journal
of Behavioral Education, 11, 255-267.
Doolittle, J., & Horner R., (2007). Sustaining
school-wide positive behavior support.Manuscript in preparation.
Dunlap, G., Fox, L., Lentini, R., & Clarke, S.(2004). An experimental
evaluation of positive behavior support in a community preschool program.Topics
in Early Childhood Special Education24(3), 143-155
Fanning, P., Theodos, J., Benner, C.,
& Bohanon-Edmonson, H. (2004). Integrating proactive discipline
practices into codes of conduct. Journal
of School Violence, 3(1), 45-61
Panyan, M., Smith, C. & Wessendorf, S. (in press) Systems change with
school-wide positive behavior supports: Iowa’s work in progress. Journal of Positive Behavior
George, H., & Kincaid, D. (in press). Building district-level capacity for positive behavior support. Journal of Positive Behavior
Hirsch, E. J., Lewis-Palmer, T., Sugai, G., & Schnacker, L. (2004). Using school
bus discipline referral data in decision making: Two case studies. Preventing School Failure, 48(4), 4-9
Horner, R.H., Sugai, G., Todd, A.W., & Lewis-Palmer, T. (2005). School-wide positive behavior support. In L. Bambara
& L. Kern (Eds.) Individualized
supports for students with problem behaviors: Designing positive
behavior plans. (pp. 359-390) New York: Guilford Press
Irwin D., & Algozzine, R., (2005) North Carolina Positive Behavior Supports Evaluation Report. Unpublished evaluation report
Knoff, H. (2000). Organizational development and strategic
planning for the millennium: A blueprint toward effective school discipline,
school safety, and crisis prevention.Psychology in the Schools, 37, 17-32.
Lassen, S., Steele, M., & Sailor, W. (2006). The relationship of school-wide positive behavior support to
academic achievement in an urban middle school. Psychology in Schools 43(6), 701-712.
Lewis, T. J., Colvin, G., & Sugai, G. (2000). The effects of precorrection and active supervision on the recess behavior of elementary school students. Education and Treatment of Children, 23, 109-121.
Hudson, S., Richter, M., & Johnson, N. (2004). Scientifically supported
practices in EBS: A proposed approach and brief review of current
practices.Behavior Disorders, 29, 247-259.
Lewis, T. J., Powers, L. J., Kelk, M. J., & Newcomer, L. (2002).Reducing problem behaviors on the playground: An investigation of the application of school-wide positive behavior supports. Psychology in the Schools, 39,181-190.
Lohrmann-O’Rourke, S., Knoster, T., Sabatine,
K., Smith, D., Horvath, G., & Llewellyn, G., (2000). School-wide Application of PBS in the Bangor Area School District. Journal of Positive
Behavior Interventions, 2(4). 238-240.
Luiselli, J. K, Putnam, R. F, Handler, M. W, &
Feinberg, A. B. (2005). Whole-School Positive Behaviour Support: Effects on student discipline problems and academic performance. Educational
Psychology 25(2-3), 183-198
Luiselli, J. Putnam, R., & Sunderland M. (2002).Longitudinal evaluation of behavior
support interventions in public middle school.Journal of Positive
Behavior Interventions, 4 (3), 182-188.
Mayer, G. R., Butterworth, T., Nafpaktitis,
M., & Suzer-Azaroff, B. (1983). Preventing
school vandalism and improving discipline: A three year study. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 16, 355-369
Metzler, C. W., Biglan, A., Rusby, J. C., & Sprague, J. R.
(2001). Evaluation of a comprehensive behavior
management program to improve school-wide positive behavior support. Education and Treatment of Children, 24, 448-479
McIntosh, K., Flannery, K.
B., Sugai, G., Braun, D., & Cochrane, K. L. (in press). Relationships between
academics and problem behavior in the transition from middle school to high
school. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions
McIntosh, K., Horner, R.H., Chard, D., Boland, J., & Good, R. (2006). The use of reading and behavior screening measures to predict non-response to school-wide positive behavior support: A longitudinal analysis. School Psychology Review35, 275-291.
Muscott, H., & Mann, E. (in press). Positive
behavioral interventions and supports in New Hampshire: Effects of large-scale
implementation of schoolwide positive behavior
support on student discipline and academic achievement. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions.
(2000). Data-based Decision-making in Hawaii’s Behavior
Support Effort. Journal of
Positive Behavior Interventions 2(4), 247-250.
J. R. (1996). Designing schools to meet the needs of students
who exhibit disruptive behavior. Journal
of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 4, 147-161.
Nelson, J. R., Colvin, G., & Smith, D. J. (1996). The
effects of setting clear standards on students’ social behavior in common areas
of the school. The Journal of At-Risk
Issues, Summer/Fall, 10-17.
Nelson, J. R., Johnson, A., & Marchand-Martella,
N. (1996). Effects of direct instruction, cooperative learning, and
independent learning practices on the classroom behavior of students with
behavioral disorders: A comparative analysis. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 4, 53-62.
Nelson, J. R., Martella, R., & Galand, B. (1998). The effects of
teaching school expectations and establishing a consistent consequence on
formal office disciplinary actions. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral
Disorders, 6, 153-161.
Todd, A., Lehmann, J., & Watson, J., (2000). School-wide Behavior
Support Through District-Level System Change. Journal of Positive Behavior
Interventions 2 (4). 244-246.
Putnam, R. F., Handler, M. W., Ramirez-Platt, C. M., &
Luiselli, J. K. (2003). Improving student bus-riding
behavior through a whole-school intervention. Journal of Applied
Behavior Analysis, 36, 583-589.
Putnam, R.F., Luiselli, J.K., Handler, M.W., & Jefferson G.L.
(2003). Evaluating student discipline practices in a public school
through behavioral assessment of office referrals. Behavior Modification,
Putnam, R.F., Luiselli, J.K. &
Sunderland, M. (2002). Longitudinal
evaluation of behavior support intervention in a public middle school. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions. 4,
(2000). Effective Behavior Support Implementation at the District Level:Tigard-Tualatin School District. Journal of Positive Behavior
Interventions. 2(4), 241-243.
Safran, S. P.
& Oswald, K. (2003). Positive behavior supports: Can schools reshape
disciplinary practices? Exceptional
Children, 69, 361-373
Skiba, R. J., Peterson, R. L., & Williams, T. (1997). Office referrals and suspensions: Disciplinary intervention in middle schools. Education and Treatment of Children, 20, 295-315.
Stewart, R.M., Benner, G.J., Martella,
R.C., Marchand-Martella, N.E. (2007). Three-tier models of reading and behavior: A research review. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions 9,
B., & Mayer, G. R. (1994). Achieving educational excellence: Behavior analysis for achieving
classroom and schoolwide behavior change. San Marcos, CA: Western Image
Taylor-Greene & Kartub, D., (2000). Durable
implementation of School-wide Behavior Support: The High Five Program.Journal
of Positive Behavioral Interventions, 2(4) 231-232.
S., Brown, D., Nelson, L., Longton, J., Gassman, Cohen, J., Swartz, J., Horner, R. H., Sugai, G.,
& Hall, S. (1997). School-wide behavioral support: Starting the year off
right. Journal of Behavioral Education,
White, R., Dunlap, G., & Strobeck, S. (in
press).A case study of a
classroom intervention for problem behaviors: Collateral effects and social
validation.Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions