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Function-Based Support: An Overview

This brief describes how educators use a function-based approach to (a) prevent contextually inappropriate behaviors and (b) teach and encourage social, emotional, and behavioral skills throughout the PBIS continuum of support. In addition, this brief highlights critical features of effective functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and behavior support plans (BSP).

Topic(s):

Data-based Decision Making

Family

School-Wide

Published:

January 7, 2022

Revised:

Location:

Keywords:

Behavior
FBA/BIP/BSP
Individual
Intensive
PBIS Foundations
Tier 3

Suggested
Citation:

Strickland-Cohen, M. K., & Simonsen, B. (January, 2022). Function-Based Support. Center on PBIS, University of Oregon. www.pbis.org. 

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