Check In Check Out: A Targeted Intervention (PBIS in Costa Mesa, CA)


The presentation was made to provide information on 1) the logic and core features of Targeted Interventions, and the specifics of the Check-in/Check-out (CICO) approach, 2) empirical evidence supporting CICO, and practical examples from local schools, and 3) self-assess strategies if CICO is appropriate for your school.


  • Cynthia M. Anderson
  • Celeste Dickey
  • Robert H. Horner
  • Terry Scott
  • George Sugai
  • Anne W. Todd

Prevention Level

  • Secondary


  • Administrators
  • PBS Coaches
  • PBS Teams
  • Specialists

System Impacts

  • Classroom Level
  • Non-Classroom
  • Targeted Groups


  • Elementary School
  • Middle School