The effects of positive verbal reinforcement on the time spent outside the classroom for students with emotional and behavioral disorders in a residential setting.

 
Kennedy, C., & Jolivette, K. (2008). The effects of positive verbal reinforcement on the time spent outside the classroom for students with emotional and behavioral disorders in a residential setting. Behavioral Disorders, 33, 211-221.

This data-based manuscript investigated the effects of verbal praise as a Tier II intervention with students in a residential facility which was implementing PBIS with fidelity. The authors found that students time spent outside of classroom instruction was improved with the introduction of verbal praise for appropriate behaviors.

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Prevention Level

  • Secondary

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  • Juvenile Justice