Reframing Problem-Solving Meetings Through the Lens of Conjoint Behavioral Consultation

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 2,7
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. adapt standardized conjoint behavioral consultation procedures for use in Tier 3 problem solving team meetings.
  2. develop the skills to facilitate problem-solving team meetings using a consultation approach.
  3. consider specific strategies for engaging parents as partners on problem-solving teams.
  4. identify best practices for working in problem-solving teams within an MTSS framework.
  5. deepen their knowledge of school-based consultation.
  6. pinpoint the critical components of implementing the conjoint behavioral consultation Intervention.


This session will propose conjoint behavioral consultation (CBC) as a practical framework for structuring problem-solving team (PST) meetings in schools. Presenters will review school PSTs, how they function within MTSS structures, and the role of school psychologists within these teams. Presenters will discuss challenges in implementing school PSTs and how the collaborative CBC framework can be used to structure PST meetings. Suited for school-based practitioners and advanced graduate students.



Katherine L. Lawlor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sophia C. Dodge, University of Wisconsin Madison


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