Sunday, September 15, 2013

What is Positive Behavior Support?

By Tiffany Wilson, MA from Special-Ism

“Positive Behavior Support (PBS) is a set of research-based strategies used to increase quality of life and decrease problem behavior by teaching new skills and making changes in a person’s environment. Positive behavior support combines valued outcomes, behavioral and biomedical science, validated procedures, and systems change to enhance quality of life and reduce problem behavior” (Association for Positive Behavior Support)

What is a Positive Behavior Support Plan?
A Positive Behavior Support Plan (PBSP) is the plan of action put into place to change the behavior of an individual. I decided to write on this topic, because this question was received from a reader:

What do you suggest for simple positive behavioral plans that can be used no matter what the behavior we are seeking to change?

Read more HERE.
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