Systems

This Systems section includes literature regarding implementing positive behavior support universally or within or across groups, organizations, or communities in which people with behavioral support needs function.  It includes research and discussion articles.  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.

Positive behavior support at a systems level retains the same features described in other sections of this website, with these features being implemented at multiple levels.  The features include:

  • collaborative teaming
  • assessing variables that may affect behavior
  • employing proactive, educative, and functional strategies
  • data-based decision making
  • an emphasis on quality of life and climate improvement.

SYSTEMS CHANGE ORGANIZATIONAL LEVEL

SYSTEMS CHANGE AT THE STATE OR REGIONAL LEVEL