Training and Systems
This section includes resources related to teaching people to implement positive behavior support within the systems in which PBS is practiced. The resources are intended for both professionals (e.g., direct support staff, administrators, other practitioners) and parents or other caregivers.
Systems-level PBS retains the same features described in other sections of this website, with these features being implemented at multiple levels:
Engaging multiple stakeholders through collaborative teaming
Conducting ongoing data-based decision making
Assessing variables that may be influencing behavior
Employing proactive, educative, and functional strategies
Emphasizing improving quality of life of individuals and the climate within systems
Effective systems provide appropriate training in PBS, tailored to the participants and circumstances in which practices will be used. It involves clearly defining skills to be developed, using effective instructional strategies (i.e., examples, prompting, modeling, practice activities, and positive and corrective feedback) and ongoing monitoring to ensure effective implementation.
Expand each of the sections below to access additional content.Graduate Training ProgramsConsultantsPapers Describing Systems Change EffortsStandards, Ethics and Competencies