Reducing Problem Behavior through a School-Wide System of Effective Behavioral Support: Investigation of a School-Wide Social Skills Training Program and Contextual Interventions

 

Explores the effects of a proactive school-wide discipline approach on the frequency of problem behavior displayed by elementary students. Study was designed to explore the impact of a social skill instruction program and direct intervention on problem behaviors in three school settings (cafeteria, recess, and hallway transition). Results indicate that educators reduced the rate of problem behavior across targeted settings.

Link

School Psychology Review from NASP

Authors

  • G. Colvin
  • Timothy J. Lewis
  • George Sugai

Prevention Level

  • Primary

Audiences

  • Administrators
  • District Contacts
  • PBS Coaches
  • PBS Teams

System Impacts

  • District Team
  • State Team
  • Whole School

Categories

  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Middle School
  • Systems