Readiness for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and School Mental Health Interconnection: Preliminary Development of a Stakeholder Survey

The current article details a necessary first step in the process of improved interconnection of these two frameworks by describing the development of a process and tool for schools/ districts to assess readiness for connecting PBIS and SMH through a blended system. Relevant literature, pilot data, and methodology are discussed, in addition to psychometric properties of the survey and future applications of this instrument for practice, research, and policy.


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Prevention Level

  • Primary


  • District Contacts
  • PBS Coaches
  • Trainers

System Impacts

  • District Team
  • State Team
  • Whole School


  • Mental Health
  • Systems