The Impact Of Implementing Pbis On The Social, Emotional And Academic Outcomes

1189 Words Apr 30th, 2015 5 Pages
Often times in school settings there are systems that are put into place to assist in behavioral change. The systems are usually introduced and planted by a team of administrators or teachers that develop intervention plans. These intervention plans are referred to as positive behavioral support systems that usually assist students with behavioral or academic difficulties. In 1972, it was learned during the Mills vs. the D.C. Board of Education case that diverse learners were not receiving the same educational opportunities as other students because of their behavior. Congress understood that there was a need for diverse learners and evidence based approaches were needed, in order to assure proper modifications for students. “ Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports is established by the U.S. Department of Education 's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to define, develop, implement, and evaluate a multi-tiered approach to Technical Assistance that improves the capacity of states, districts and schools to establish, scale-up and sustain the PBIS framework. Emphasis is given to the impact of implementing PBIS on the social, emotional and academic outcomes for students with disabilities” (Education-Programs, 2015). By implementing positive behavioral support systems, negative outcomes are minimized. “Positive behavioral support is a broad term that describes a comprehensive, research-based, proactive approach to behavioral support aimed at producing…
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