This is Part 3 of the four-part series, Pyramid Model in Early Childhood: Improving Social Emotional Competence & Reducing Challenging Behaviors. This course discusses the steps of the Positive Behavior Support Process, with a particular focus on Functional Behavioral Assessment and developing a working behavior hypothesis statement.
*Please note: The presenter experienced minor connectivity issues during the recording of this course. However, it should not impact the learning experience.
Part 1: Course 9670, Part 2: Course 9683, Part 4: Course 9692
Course created on April 15, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the 5 steps in the Positive Behavior Support Process.
- After this course, participants will be able to define functional assessment.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the 4 elements in a behavior hypothesis.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Review the Pyramid Model – Tiers 1 & 2|
|5-15 Minutes||Pyramid Model - Tier 3, Intensive Intervention|
|15-40 Minutes||Functional Assessment|
|40-55 Minutes||Hypothesis Statement(s)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Buschbacher is the owner and director of PPATCHWork Children’s Therapy Services in Charlotte, NC. She is a nationally and state-certified speech-language pathologist and holds a doctorate in Special Education, with emphases on early childhood development, ASD, and behavior disorders from the University of Cincinnati. She is an experienced and published positive behavior support (PBS) interventionist, consultant, and trainer. She has taught courses and provided numerous presentations on ASD, behavior intervention, and language development at the university, state, and national levels. Research endeavors include supporting young children with challenging behaviors, including ASD, their families, and educators.
Dr. Buschbacher’s interests and expertise continue to include supporting children of all abilities in inclusive, developmentally appropriate environments in order to enhance their cognitive, communicative, social, and emotional development.
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