Reflections on a Nontraditional School Journey Implementing Universal Behavioral Supports

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1,4
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 1: Promoting Safe and Positive Schools

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. gain an understanding of the current research on school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (SWPBIS) implementation in schools.
  2. gain an understanding of the conceptualization and adaptation of evidence-based, universal behavioral supports in an alternative educational setting.
  3. gain an understanding of potential effects of implementing universal behavioral supports in a school that services students with significant learning needs.

Description

A case study investigating the effects of implementation of evidence-based, universal behavioral supports in an alternative educational setting servicing students with developmental, behavioral, and physical needs will be shared. Participants will gain an understanding of (a) current research on school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports, (b) conceptualization and adaptation of evidence-based, universal behavioral supports in an alternative setting, and (c) potential effects of implementing universal behavioral supports in a school servicing students with significant learning needs.

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Presenter(s)

Emily L. Winter, University of Connecticut
Marlena Minkos, LEARN

Contributor(s)

Sydney L. Verant, Jennifer Colon, Jessica Uzonyi

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