Selecting Mental Health Interventions within a PBIS Approach

When a data indicates a need for a new initiative, this guide, checklist and case examples should be used to determine the best fit and will also guide teams to install systems features like data decision systems as well as training and coaching features that increase intervention fidelity and positive outcomes for children, youth and families. (by Robert Putnam, Susan Barrett, Lucille Eber, Tim Lewis, and George Sugai)

Who: School Community Team who include stakeholders who are responsible for selecting and installing new initiative

When: Data determines need for new initiative


Link to the Tool


  • Administrators
  • PBS Coaches
  • PBS Teams

System Impact

  • Whole School


  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Mental Health
  • Middle School
  • Systems