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).
Data-based Decision Making
January 7, 2022
Strickland-Cohen, M. K., & Simonsen, B. (January, 2022). Function-Based Support. Center on PBIS, University of Oregon. www.pbis.org.
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