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Individual Positive Behavior Supports: A Standards-Based Guide to Practices in School and Community Settings

by Fredda Brown, Jacki Anderson and Randall L De Pry Brookes Publishing
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Pbk 584 pages
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Aligned with the Association for Positive Behavior Support's Standards of Practice, this graduate-level text is an authoritative PBS primer for professionals preparing for work in educational and community-based settings. More than 60 leading scholars present the critical skills and knowledge professionals need to translate the principles and science of PBS into person-centred interventions that improve lives. Covering a broad range of ages, disabilities, and settings, this comprehensive textbook fully prepares professionals to support all people with challenging behaviour, effectively and respectfully.

PREPARE PROFESSIONALS TO • Use the foundations of PBS and applied behavior analysis (ABA) in everyday practice
•Conduct person-centered functional behavior assessments
•Select and design effective behavior interventions and curricular modifications
•Develop comprehensive, multielement PBS plans tailored to individual needs and goals
•Ensure fidelity of behavior-plan implementation
•Facilitate generalization and maintenance of behavior changes

PRACTICAL MATERIALS: Vignettes that illustrate effective approaches; online companion materials for instructors, including PowerPoints that enhance teaching and learning and study questions for discussion and reflection.

TOPICS COVERED: •antecedent strategies
• consequence strategies
• functional behavior assessments /li>
• person-centered planning teams
• data-based decision making
• single-subject research methodology
• systematic instruction
• quality of life
• visual supports
• partnering with families
• curricular modifications
• self-management strategies
• behavior assessment and data analysis
• systemic change
• culturally responsive PBS
• future directions for PBS
• and more!

About the Reproducible Materials About the Editors Contributors Foreword Ann Turnbull Preface Acknowledgments I Foundations of Positive Behavior SupportA Historical Perspective on the Evolution of Positive Behavior Support as a Science-Based Discipline Joseph M. Lucyshyn, Glen Dunlap, and Rachel Freeman Foundational Assumptions About Challenging Behavior and Behavioral Interventions Jacki Anderson and Fredda Brown Effective Teaming for Positive Behavior Support Linda M. Bambara and Catherine Kunsch Person-Centered Planning Teams Jennifer McFarland-Whisman Supporting Individuals with Challenging Behavior Through Systemic Change Randall De Pry, Kavita V. Kamat, and Richard Stock II Basic Principles of BehaviorApplied Behavior Analysis as a Conceptual Framework for Understanding Positive Behavior Support Teri Lewis 7 Antecedent Strategies to Change Behavior Sheldon L. Loman and Amanda K. Stanford Consequence Strategies to Change Behavior Chris Borgmeier and Billie Jo Rodriguez Facilitating Generalization and Maintenance of Behavior Change Jeffrey Sprague 10 Defining, Measuring, and Graphing Behavior Matt Tincani and Elizabeth R. Lorah 11 Single-Case Designs and Data-Based Decision Making John McDonnell, Robert E. OA¢a¬a¢Neill, and Breda V. OA¢a¬a¢Keeffe Systematic Instruction Angel Lee, Leah Wood, and Diane M. Browder III Comprehensive Function-Based and Person-Centered AssessmentsIntegrating and Building on Best Practices in Person-Centered Planning, Wraparound, and Positive Behavior Support to Enhance Quality of Life Rachel Freeman, Matt Enyart, Kelcey Schmitz, Pat Kimbrough, Kris Matthews, and Lori Newcomer Conducting Functional Behavior AssessmentsRobert E. OA¢a¬a¢Neill, Leanne S. Hawken, and Kaitlin Bundock Using Functional Behavioral Assessment Data Lee Kern and Beth Custer Conducting Functional Analyses of Behavior David P. Wacker, Wendy K. Berg, Brenda J. Bassingthwaite, Todd G. Kopelman, Kelly M. Schieltz, Yaniz C. Padilla Dalmau, Scott D. Lindgren, and John F. Lee IV Function-Driven InterventionsStrategies to Promote Self-Determination Michael L. Wehmeyer Strategies for Self-Management Martin Agran Visual Supports as Antecedent and Teaching Interventions Pat Mirenda and Brenda Fossett Curricular Modification, Positive Behavior Support, and Change Ann Halvorsen and Tom Neary, with contributions by Deanna Willson-Schafer and Mary Wrenn Strategies for Functional Communication Training V. Mark Durand V Comprehensive Multielement Positive Behavior Support PlansBuilding Supportive Environments: Toward a Technology for Enhancing Fidelity of Implementation Kent McIntosh, Joseph M. Lucyshyn, M. Kathleen Strickland-Cohen, and Robert H. Horner Implementing Multielement Positive Behavior Support Plans Meme Hieneman and Glen Dunlap 24 Cultural and Contextual Fit: Juan's Family as Active Team Members Bobbie J. Vaughn and Lise K. Fox Developing a Multielement Behavior Support Plan for a Middle School Student from a Diverse Background with Significant Behavioral Challenges Randall L. De Pry and Julie Esparza-Brown Application of a Multielement Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Plan for Alie, an Elementary Student with Intellectual Disabilities Richard

''The depth and breadth of this text is simply extraordinary! . . . This resource will be of great value to anyone interested in promoting the application of positive behavior support across home, school, and community settings.''
Tim Knoster, Ed.D.
Biography: Fredda Brown, Ph.D., is an affiliate of the Institute of Professional Practice in New Haven, Connecticut. Her work focuses on issues and practices for individuals with challenging behavior, with a specific focus on the relationship between challenging behavior, quality of life, and self-determination. Dr. Brown has published many articles and chapters in the area of severe disabilities and was co-editor with Donna Lehr of the book Persons with Profound Disabilities: Issues and Practices (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 1989).