This is Part 4 of the four-part series, Pyramid Model in Early Childhood: Improving Social Emotional Competence & Reducing Challenging Behaviors. This course addresses designing and implementing a Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Plan that is child-centered, with a focus on skill-building for functional and developmentally appropriate communication. Strategies are provided for preventing challenging behaviors as well as teaching replacement behaviors.
Part 1: Course 9670, Part 2: Course 9683, Part 3: Course 9691
- After this course, participants will be able to list 4 essential elements in a written PBS Plan of Intervention.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 common evidence-based prevention strategies for a young child with persistent and/or severe challenging behavior.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least 3 evidence-based replacement skills for a young child with persistent and/or severe challenging behavior.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Review – Pyramid Model Tier 3, Intervention|
|5-15 Minutes||PBS - The Pyramid Model Tier 3 – Intensive Support|
|15-30 Minutes||Positive Behavior Support Plan|
|30-55 Minutes||Prevention Strategies & Replacement Skills|
|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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