Early Childhood

-Content Expert Nicki Griffith

Within early childhood practice, there is a special emphasis on developmentally appropriate practice and fostering the social-emotional growth that needs to occur for children within their early years of life.  Early childhood applications of positive behavior support embrace:

    • Parent-professional partnerships
    • Multi-component, assessment-based, contextually-relevant interventions
    • Data-based decision-making, and emphasis on quality of life

This section includes literature focused on implementation of positive behavior support with young children (i.e., birth-5).  It covers applications in preschool programs and home-based intervention with families.  Included in this section are articles on individual interventions, as well as program evaluations.  Click on the citations below to be redirected to either the publication itself (if available) or the publisher’s website where the item can be purchased.

Articles Focused on Applying Interventions
Articles Focused on Examining the Effectiveness of PBS in Specific Contexts

Articles Focused on Prevention
Guidance for Practitioners
Literature Reviews and Books
PBS in the Classroom
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