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February 2012 Philadelphia, PA

PBS and EBD: Applying a Systems-Approach in Alternative Ed.

This presentation will describe the application of school-wide PBS (SWPBS) in an alternative school setting serving students with emotional/behavioral disorders. Results after one year of implementation include a reduction in physical restraints and behavioral referrals. Participants will learn how to intensify the practices of SWPBS to meet the needs of a more challenging student population and consultation practices for developing a three-tiered model in alternative education settings.
NOTE: National Association of School Psychologists 2012 Annual Convention

Handouts:

  1. SWPBIS Alternative Settings PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
February 2012 Philadelphia, PA

School-wide PBIS: A Prototype for School-based Mental Health

This presentation will introduce and describe three heuristic frameworks for school-based mental health service delivery. Emphasis will be placed on School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) as an approach that easily assimilates more intensive interventions for students with a higher degree of risk. Participants will learn about delivering population-based services congruent with a public health approach and the empirical support for secondary- and tertiary-level prevention strategies.
NOTE: National Association of School Psychologists 2012 Annual Convention

Handouts:

  1. School-based Mental Health PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
December 2011 - Present Sheridan Elementary School, Allentown, PA

SWPBIS

CES consultants have been working with Sheridan Elementary staff to develop Sheridan’s universal system

October 7, 2011 Devereux, Villanova, PA

Consultation Skills and Ethics for Applied Behavior Analysts

Dr. John Bailey conducted a one-day workshop on consultation skills and ethics for behavior analysts.

Handouts:

  1. Devereux Ethics Workshop 2011
June - August, 2011 College Settlement of Philadelphia, Horsham, PA

One-Day Counselor Training in PBS Strategies

Counselors in an overnight-camp for children from Philadelphia received training on positive behavioral interventions and supports to match the behavioral needs of the campers. Several sessions of consultation followed the training to ensure fidelity of implementation.

May 28, 2011 Denver, CO

Facility-wide PBS: Practices, Systems and now DATA for Residential Treatment

The purpose of this presentation is to describe the development of a FWPBS approach for residential treatment.

Association for Behavior Analysis 37th Annual Convention

Handouts:

  1. Facility-Wide Positive Behavior Support
February 23, 2011 San Francisco, CA

Best practices for Problem Solving Teams
NOTE: National Association of School Psychologists 2011 Annual Convention

Handouts:

  1. Problem Solving Teams Intervention Manual
  2. Problem Solving Teams PowerPoint
February 18, 2011 Philadelphia, PA

School-based Behavioral Health : Strategies for the New Frontier

This presentation provides information on three models of school-based behavioral health, with an emphasis on SWPBIS.

Rovinsky Family Lectureship, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Handouts:

  1. SCHOOL-Based Behavioral Health
January 2011 - Present Devereux Pennsylvania Children Behavioral Health Services, Malvern, PA

Facility-wide Positive Behavior Support for Residential

CES consultants have worked collaboratively with the staff from two of the Devereux residential treatment facilities for children with behavior disorders in developing a universal PBIS system for their respective centers.

March 4, 2010
Chicago,IL

Consulting in the Classroom: Helping Teachers Implement Classwide-PBS Practices.
Classroom Consultation Mini Skills NOTE: National Association of School Psychologists 2010 Annual Convention

 Handouts: ClassroomConsult Miniskills

 

June 26, 2009
Philadelphia,
PA

Positive Behavior Support - Day 1 Training

First of 3 day initial team training on developing universal system strategies of school-wide positive behavior support.


May 9, 2009
New York
The Hilton New York
Classwide Positive Behavior Support: Show Me the Evidence

Managing classroom behaviors is a challenge faced by all teachers. This presentation will identify the risk factors that predispose children to serious behavior problems. Participants will learn about creating positive classroom environments and specific evidence-based strategies for improving classroom behavior.


March 28, 2008
Chicago, IL
Impacting Classrooms with Students with EBD
This presentation will share the results of a one-year pilot study designed to evaluate the impact of a defined classwide model for students with emotional and behavioral disorders.


March 27, 2008
Chicago, IL
Hyatt Regency O'Hare
School Climate and SW-PBS: Can we have an Impact in Urban Schools? School climate is a valued outcome associated with SWPBS. In this presentation, school climate will be defined and data on perceived school climate will be shared from staff, parent, and student perspectives in urban schools.
NOTE: 5th APBS Conference


February 8, 2008
New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, LA
Thinking outside of the lunchbox: Psychologist's role in non-classroom settings.
Cafeterias, schoolyards, hallways and other non-classroom settings are typically the bedrock of disruptive behaviors in schools. The role of the school psychologist typically is to assist in planning for an individual student in these settings, expending extensive time and recourses for just one student. A proposed alternative is to impact more students with fewer resources using the school psychologist's expertise. This interactive workshop will provide the nuts and bolts for developing a systems-level intervention for these notorious school "hot spots". Participants will leave with the knowledge and skills to develop: (a) efficient and effective non-classroom routines, (b) setting specific rules and procedures for teaching, (c) a variety of acknowledgement systems, including group contingencies, and (d) training on active supervision and follow-up support for non-classroom staff.
NOTE: National Association of School Psychologists 2008 Annual Convention


February 7, 2008
New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, LA
How "Good" is the Good Behavior Game? Extensions in Schools
The purpose of this workshop is to provide an overview and outline the steps for implementing the Good Behavior Game, in its traditional form as a classroom intervention, as well as walk through alternative applications (e.g., implementation in a lunchroom, awarding points for appropriate behavior).
NOTE: National Association of School Psychologists 2008 Annual Convention


February 8, 2008
New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, LA
Building a coaching model of district-level school-wide positive behavior support.
School-wide positive behavior support (SW-PBS) is associated with decreases in student disruptive behavior, improvements in school climate, and increases of student academic performance. While many individual schools have adopted this proactive approach to discipline, the current trend is to take SW-PBS to scale at the district and/or state level. One efficient and effective method for going to scale at the district level is to develop an internal coaching model. This presentation details a process for (a) developing district-level commitment and management, as well as (b) developing a comprehensive and sustainable internal coaching model for SW-PBS. Participants will learn specific strategies, and be provided with concrete tools for developing an internal coaching model, thus moving a district to sustainable implementation of SW-PBS.
NOTE: National Association of School Psychologists 2008 Annual Convention


November 15th - 19th, 2007
Logan Elementary, Philadelphia, PA
How students can tutor other students to read.
Purpose of training is to prepare 6th grade students to follow structured procedures when tutoring kindergarten students on early literacy skills.

November 6 and 8, 2007
Pottstown School District
School-Wide Positive Behavior Support
2-day team training on develop school-wide positive behavior support universal system strategies.

November 6, 2007
Lindenwold School District, Lindenwold, NJ
Classroom Strategies
Half-day training provided to elementary classroom teachers. Training covered specific strategies: token economy systems, the Good Behavior Game, and structured peer tutoring.

October 17,2007
Ramada Inn Conference Center, State College, PA
Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support:
Expanding the Role of School Psychologists

This presentation will provide an overview of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support as a preventive approach to addressing problem behavior in schools. The linkage to school-based behavioral health and the role for school psychologists in promoting school-wide prevention will be highlighted. NOTE: Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania Annual Conference


October 12,2007
Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL
Urban Schools: Strategies at the Building Level
The challenges associated with implementing SWPBS in urban schools often derail team efforts. This session will focus on practical strategies for adopting and maintaining SWPBS in urban schools and for ensuring treatment integrity at the building- and class-wide levels.
NOTE: Forum for Change: 2007 National Forum for Initial & Advanced Implementers of SW PBS


October 11, 2007
Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL
Impacting school climate with a universal system of SW-PBS: It's not just about referrals anymore!
School climate, including perception of safety, support for staff, staff respect for students, and skill instruction is a valued outcome for systems of school-wide positive behavior support (SW-PBS). The purpose of this poster is to provide participants with an overview of school climate from a behavioral and social learning perspective, and provide examples of climate outcome data following the implementation of a universal system of SW-PBS. First, this poster will provide the audience with brief, bulleted points reviewing the current definitions of school climate and the variety of available measurement methods. Second, graphed implementation data (e.g., School Wide Evaluation Tool: SET results) will be included to document the level of the universal systems of SW-PBS in place for the multiple urban schools (K-4 / K-8) included in this poster. The final, and primary focus of the poster, will be to share pictorially specific school climate outcome data from multiple urban school sites. Data will illustrate the impact of a universal system of SW-PBS on (a) teacher perceptions of school climate based on a pencil-paper climate survey, (b) student perceptions of school climate secured through student interviews, and (c) student-to-student social interactions secured through direct observations of student behavior. Participants will be provided with a one-page handout highlighting strategies and tools for measuring school climate as an outcome of their SW-PBS efforts.
NOTE: Forum for Change: 2007 National Forum for Initial & Advanced Implementers of SW PBS

Sept 25th - 28th, 2007
Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
SW-PBS Universal System: Team Training
2 day initial team training on Universal system of School-wide positive behavior support.

Sept 7, 2007
Haverford School District
From the Cafeteria to the Playground: Strategies that Work
Workshop for paraprofessionals to develop effective strategies for the cafeteria and playground (i.e., nonclassroom systems).

Sept 5, 2007
Lindenwold School District
From the Cafeteria to the Playground: Strategies that Work
Workshop for paraprofessionals to develop effective strategies for the cafeteria and playground (i.e., nonclassroom systems).

August 7th and 8th, 2007
Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta GA
SW-PBS Coaches Training
2 day PBS coaches training provided to Atlanta Public Schools' first year coaches.

August 1, 2007
Lindenwold School District
Planning for Students with Emotional Support Needs
Training for middle school teachers in Emotional Support classrooms and affiliated instructional support staff on establishing effective classrooms.

June 14, 2007
Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Centers, Atlanta, GA
SW-PBS: What every administrator needs to know.
Half -day overview of school-wide positive behavior support provided to elementary school principals with the Atlanta Public Schools.

May 8, 2007
Hyatt Regency, Savannah, GA
Understanding and Addressing Delinquency:
What the Research Tells Us

Paper presents information on the development of chronic patterns of antisocial behavior in youth and opportunities for early intervention. 2007 Juvenile Court Judges' Seminar.

April 25,2007
The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, PA
Changing the School Climate Through School-Wide Positive Behavior Support.
School climate, including perception of safety, support for staff, staff respect for students, and skill instruction is an important outcome for any school-based initiative. This presentation will provide a description of how a universal system of school-wide positive behavior support was implemented across multiple urban schools (k-4/k-8_ and the resulting impact on school climate. Outcomes of climate measures and the link between climate and integrity of implementation will be highlighted.
PA CASSP (Child and Adolescent Service System Program).

March 29, 2007
Hilton New York, New York, NY
Does Consultation Facilitate "Resistant Teachers" Classroom Management Skills?
Poster presents results of a study incorporating negative reinforcement to promote adoption of trained skills for teachers of students with emotional and behavioral disorders. National Association of School Psychologists 2007 Annual Convention.

March 29, 2007
Hilton New York, New York, NY
The Behavior Education Program:
The Impact of Self-Monitoring

Poster presents results of a study designed to examine the impact of self-monitoring for students involved in a secondary-level or targeted-group intervention. National Association of School Psychologists 2007 Annual Convention.

March 29, 2007
Hilton New York, New York, NY
"Yes, We Have No Integrity": Treatment Integrity and RTI
Paper examines issue of treatment integrity in behavioral intervention and relates information to five case studies. National Association of School Psychologists 2007 Annual Convention.

March 8, 2007
Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA
From Soup to Nuts:
Urban SW-PBS from Elementary to High School

Paper presents information on implementation issues associated with developing school-wide positive behavior support models in urban elementary, middle and high schools. 4th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support.

March 8, 2007
Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA
What THEY think: School-wide Behavior Support and Urban Students' Perceptions of Safety
Paper presents results of student perceptions about school safety based on interviews with students involved in a five-year school-wide positive behavior support project. 4th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support.

December 22, 2006
Lindenwold School District
"IST process: Role of Case Liaison and Data Collection"
Workshop for Intervention Services Team (i.e. prereferral team) on developing the case liaison role and collecting data within the process.

October 31, 2006
Lindenwold School District
"Building a Secondary System: Targeted Interventions"
Team training in identifying at-risk students in developing targeted group interventions.

September 5, 2006
Lindenwold School District
"Second Step, A Violence Prevention Curriculum"
Training on Second Step, a social skills curriculum designed to teach violence prevention skills. Committee for Children - Second Step curriculum.

August 16, 2006
Central Bucks School District
"Second Step, A Violence Prevention Curriculum"
Training for district emotional support elementary and middles school teachers on Second Step, a social skills curriculum designed to teach violence prevention skills. Committee for Children - Second Step curriculum.

August 16, 2006
Central Bucks School District
"Second Step, A Violence Prevention Curriculum"
Training for district emotional support elementary and middles school teachers on Second Step, a social skills curriculum designed to teach violence prevention skills. Committee for Children - Second Step curriculum.

August 16, 2006
Central Bucks School District
"Skillstreaming the Adolescent"
Training for district emotional support high school teachers on Skillstreaming the Adolescent, a social skills curriculum. Skillstreaming.

June 16, 2006
Carbon-Lehigh Intermediate Unit #21,
Schnecksville, PA
Interventions for Students with Conduct Problems
Training for teachers, school psychologists and counselors to provide an overview of antisocial behavior and effective, evidence-based interventions. Carbon-Lehigh Intermediate Unit #21.

May 11, 2006
Network of Victim Assistance,
Jamison, PA
Preventing the Escalation of Antisocial Behavior
Half day training to multidisciplinary staff on prevention-based strategies for addressing child and adolescent problem behavior.

Mar 31, 2006
Hilton Anaheim and Anaheim Marriott Hotels,
Anaheim, CA
We're "Ready, Respectful, and Responsible"! Now What?! Moving Beyond Universals
Paper on how to integrate programming for students at-risk for behavior disorders, and those with serious problem behaviors, into a comprehensive school-wide positive behavior support model. National Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference.

Mar 30, 2006
Hilton Anaheim and Anaheim Marriott Hotels,
Anaheim, CA
Pyramidal Parent Training: A Model for Building Skills and Relationships
Paper presents results of a study evaluating the impact of a train-the-trainer program in which school personnel were trained to implement a school-based parent training curriculum. National Association Of School Psychologists Annual Conference.

Mar 30, 2006
Hilton Anaheim and Anaheim Marriott Hotels,
Anaheim, CA
The How-To's for Designing Self-Management Interventions to Improve Academic Skills
Mini-skills workshop on designing and implementing self-management interventions for students who present with academic skill issues. National Association Of School Psychologists Annual Conference.

Mar 24, 2006
Reno Hilton,
Reno, NV
Improving Outcomes for ALL Students: Integration of Universal, Selected, and Tertiary Programming
Symposium by scientist-practitioners that will provide examples in which the three tiers of school-wide positive behavior support are implemented and directly linked/coordinated with one other. The Third International Conference on Positive Behavior Support.

Mar 23, 2006
Reno Hilton,
Reno, NV
Challenging Opportunities: Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support in Urban and Alternative Schools
Presentation focusing on ways to overcome obstacles related to implementation of school-wide positive behavior support. The Third International Conference on Positive Behavior Support.

Mar 23, 2006
Reno Hilton,
Reno, NV
If You Can't Take the Heat... : PBS in the Urban Cafeteria
This session will present effective positive behavior support strategies implemented by cafeteria support staff in an inner-city elementary cafeteria. The Third International Conference on Positive Behavior Support.

Nov 4, 2005
Hershey-Harrisburg Holiday Inn,
Grantville, PA
Can We Talk? The "Truth" Behind Implementation of School-Wide Positive Behavior Support in Urban Schools
This presentation will provide a brief overview of school-wide PBS, with a broader discussion of potential barriers to implementation and ways to overcome these challenges.

The NOT so Nasty Truth About Data:
Demystifying Data Management

This "how-to" presentation will focus on the use of office referrals to make decisions about intervention at individual and systems levels.
Oct 20, 2005
Rosemont, IL
Urban Implementation of School-Wide PBS
This presentation documents the challenges of implementing School-Wide PBS in large urban school districts. Ongoing implementation efforts are described for the school districts of Philadelphia, Chicago and New York.
Oct 14, 2005
Bloomsburg, PA
Designing Effective Behavioral Contracts
Paper on designing behavioral contracts presented at the annual Bloomsburg University Inclusion Institute on Effective Teaching for Diverse Learners.

Whole Classroom Prevention of Problem Behavior
Paper on high-integrity implementation of classwide strategies to prevent problem behavior presented at the annual Bloomsburg University Inclusion Institute on Effective Teaching for Diverse Learners.
May 4, 2005
Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel,
State College, PA
School-Based Approaches for Preventing Antisocial Behavior
Paper on school-based strategies to address the rising tide of antisocial behavior to be presented at the Eighteenth Children's Interagency Training Conference sponsored by the PA CASSP Training and Technical Assistance Institute.
Apr 26, 2005
Devereux Renaissance Center Board Room
The Toolbox of Parent Skills (TOPS): A Parent Training Curriculum
One-day train-the-trainer workshop for counselors participating in US Dept of Education SWPBS and Parent Training Grant.
Apr 15, 2005
The School District
of Philadelphia,
Philadelphia, PA,
Putting the "P" in Power Struggle
Workshop on crisis prevention and intervention. Presented for schools participating in US Dept of Education SWPBS and Parent Training Grant.
Apr 8, 2005
Blair County Convention Center,
Altoona, PA
"Oops!" How Schools Contribute to Antisocial Behavior
(and What to Do About it)

Paper on school-based risk factors for the development of antisocial behavior to be presented at the Annual Correctional/Alternative Education Conference.
Apr 1, 2005
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA
"All for One and One for All":
Classroom Group Contingencies

Poster on group contingency interventions associated with increased academic engagement and decreased disruptive behavior. National Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference
Mar 30, 2005
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA
Two, Four, Six, Eight - Peer Coaching Teachers (and School Psychologists) Appreciate! and Other Challenges to School-Wide PBS in Urban Schools
Mini-skills workshop on constructing and implementing a peer coaching model for supporting teacher improvement in classroom behavior management skills. National Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference
Mar 29, 2005
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA
"Is There a Principal in the House?" and Other Challenges to School-Wide PBS in Urban Schools
Paper on the challenges of developing school-wide PBS models in urban schools to be presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference
Mar 16, 2005
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Responsiveness to Intervention:
Skills for the 21st Century

Workshop on "responsiveness to intervention" approach to LD identification in newly passed IDEA legislation presented at the Office of Specialized Services 2004-05 Psychology Best Practices Conference
Mar 10, 2005
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel,
Tampa, FL
Universal Support Systems II
"That Might Work in the Suburbs but…"
PBS in the Urban School
Feb 18, 2005
Lindenwold School District,
Lindenwold, NJ
Universal Support Systems II
Team training in developing school-wide primary prevention strategies
Feb 4, 2005
The School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Classroom Management Skills
Workshop on managing the classroom environment for Project REACH Schools
Feb 3-4, 2005
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
The Behavior Education Program Workshop
presented at CES co-sponsored REACH Conference for School Counselors


 

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