Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support
 


A Research Synthesis of the Associations Between Socioeconomic Background, Inequality, School Climate, and Academic Achievement
This research review examines how supportive school and classroom climates can positively influence the academic outcomes of students and reduce academic achievement gaps between students and schools of different socioeconomic status backgrounds.
Authors: Ruth Berkowitz, Hadass Moore, Ron Avi Astor, and Rami Benbenishty
Publication Date: November 2016
Publisher: SAGE Journals

Bully Prevention Manual (Elementary Level)
This handbook focuses on reducing bullying behavior through the blending of school-wide positive behavior support, explicit instruction, and a redefinition of the bullying construct.
Authors: Bruce Stiller, Scott Ross, and Robert H. Horner
Publication Date: August 2012
Publisher: TA Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Bullying Prevention in Positive Behavior Support: Expect Respect
The purpose of this handbook is to improve the success of schools as effective learning environments by establishing expectations for common respect. It includes procedures that have been demonstrated to be practical and effective.
Authors: Brianna C. Stiller, Rhonda N.T. Nese, Anne K. Tomlanovich, Robert H. Horner, and Scott W. Ross
Publication Date: February 2013
Publisher: University of Oregon

ESSentials LogoESSentials: PBIS Universal Tier ~ Elementary School
This resource discusses using video as a tool to support implementation and sustainability of universal practices of PBIS. Included is a video example from Arizona’s Fireside Elementary.
Publication Date: June 2015
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

ESSentials LogoESSentials: PBIS Universal Tier ~ High School
This resource discusses using video as a tool to support implementation and sustainability of universal practices of PBIS. Included are video examples from Arizona’s Westwood High School and Sierra Linda High School.
Publication Date: June 2015
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

ESSentials LogoESSentials: PBIS Universal Tier ~ Middle School
This resource discusses using video as a tool to support implementation and sustainability of universal practices of PBIS. Included is a video example from Arizona’s Mohave Middle School.
Publication Date: June 2015
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

If Discipline Referral Rates for the School as a Whole Are Reduced, Will Rates for Students with Disabilities Also Be Reduced?
This study indicates a national sample of 85 schools reducing Office Discipline Referral (ODRs) rates by 10% or more for major offences for the school as a whole and reducing discipline referrals for students in special education.
Authors: Tary Tobin, Rob Horner, Claudia Vincent, and Jessica Swain-Bradway
Publication Date: November 2012
Publisher: OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Is School-Wide Positive Behavior Support an Evidence-Based Practice?
This document lays out the current evidence assessing SWPBS and the considerations that may be relevant for state, district and national decision-makers.
Authors: Robert H. Horner, George Sugai, and Timothy Lewis
Publication Date: April 2015
Publisher: OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Out-of-School Suspension for Minor Misbehavior
This evaluation brief examines the practice of using out-of-school suspension as a consequence for behavior coded as “minor” on office discipline referral forms.
Authors: Bert M. Eliason, Robert H. Horner, and Seth L. May
Publication Date: January 2013
Publisher: Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports


Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
This website gives schools capacity-building information and resources for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide positive disciplinary practices. 
Publisher: OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Supporting and Responding to Behavior: Evidence-Based Classroom Strategies for Teachers
This document summarizes evidence-based, positive, proactive, and responsive classroom behavior intervention and support strategies for teachers to help capitalize on instruction time and decrease disruptions.
Authors: Brandi Simonsen, Jennifer Freeman, Steve Goodman, Barbara Mitchell, Jessica Swain-Bradway, Brigid Flannery, George Sugai, Heather George, and Bob Putman
Publication Date: 2015
Publisher: U.S. Office of Special Education Programs

The Principal’s Role in Successful Schools: Creating a Positive School Culture
This article discusses how principals in three high-achieving schools created positive school cultures that focused on creating a sense of belonging for teachers, students, and parents, and providing clear direction.
Author: Shelly Habegger
Publication Date: 2008
Publisher: National Association of Elementary School Principals

Training and Professional Development Blueprint for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
This document provides an overview of essential features of professional development and the basic logic of building internal district systems capacity for implementing effective practices and making sound data decisions. Districts are provided with strategies and tools to self-assess and determine needed resources.
Authors: Timothy J. Lewis, Susan Barrett, George Sugai, Robert H. Horner, Barbara S. Mitchell, and Danielle Starkey
Publication Date: August 2016
Publisher: National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavior Interventions and Support

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