Proactive Functional Behavior Assessment as a Collaborative Team Process


The newsletter shows a brief explanation of functional assessment, how it is connected to PBS, and how it provides a proactive approach to behavioral problem solving. In addition, it describes the value of a collaborative approach to functional assessment and answer some basic questions regarding how such an approach can be systematically developed at the school level.


PBIS Newsletter Article


  • Carl J. Liaupsin
  • Michael Nelson
  • Terry Scott

Prevention Level

  • Tertiary


  • Administrators
  • PBS Coaches
  • PBS Teams
  • Specialists
  • Teachers

System Impact

  • Individual Student


  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Elementary School
  • Families
  • High School
  • Mental Health
  • Middle School