This Employment section includes literature focused on implementing positive behavior support in competitive and supported employment environments, as well as vocational and other training programs (e.g., university-based) that assist people in working. It includes research and discussion articles.
Positive behavior support is essential to help people with behavioral challenges gain and retain meaningful employment. As with all applications of positive behavior support, practices focus on:
- collaboration teaming,
- assessing people’s skills, work requirements, and other factors that could affect success,
- comprehensive support plans that fit within settings,
- ongoing data-based monitoring; and an emphasis on quality of life.