APBS Website RFP
APBS is looking for a new entity to operate the APBS website and would appreciate your help in disseminating this information to your networks. Please click to see the request for proposals. Proposals are due to be received by 4:00 P.M. EST on Monday, December 12, 2022. Proposals should be submitted electronically to Gretchen Hess via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
APBS Announces Search for Executive Director
The Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) is searching for an Executive Director to provide dynamic leadership that will facilitate the growth of extramural funding, membership, impact and sustainability of the Association. Read the position description. The posting is open until filled but the review of applications will begin on November 18, 2022. Apply online at https://forms.gle/YqS9WqzwHTAYFrbo8. For additional information, please contact email@example.com.
Upcoming Member Webinar
Involvement of Students with Extensive Support Needs in School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
9/30/22 - 3:15 PM Eastern Time, 12:15 PM Pacific Time
Two co-branded products will be presented that were developed by researchers from the TIES Center, a national technical assistance center on inclusive practices and policies, and the Center on PBIS, a national technical assistance center on positive behavioral interventions and supports. First, researchers will present a report that outlines findings from a comprehensive literature review of research focused on School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) and students with extensive support needs. Second, researchers will present a brief that provides practical guidelines for improving access to and participation in SWPBIS for students with extensive support needs.
Presented by Lyndsey Aiono Conradi, Ph.D., University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Virginia Walker, Ph.D., BCBA-D, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Kathleen Stickland-Cohen, Ph.D., BCBA, University of Oregon, Holly Johnson, Ph.D., TIES Center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Patricia McDaid, Ed.D, TIES National Technical Assistance Center on Inclusive Practices and Policies
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APBS Statement on Racial Injustice
We stand united with individuals, families, communities, and organizations across the United States and around the world demanding fundamental institutional change to end systemic racism, police violence, and inequitable treatment of people that have been historically oppressed.
Read the entire APBS Statement on Racial Justice
APBS Positive Behavior Support at Home wins 2020 Gold Telly Award
APBS video: Positive Behavior Support at Home won a gold award at this year’s Telly Awards in the category of General Online.
APBS Student Network Webinar: How To Be a Productive Writer
Watch the APBS Student Network Webinar: How To Be a Productive Writer
Mental Health During COVID-19
In these confusing and unpredictable times, we should follow NASP (National Association of School Psychologists) and NASN (National Association of School Nurses) guidelines to support children “without causing undue alarm.”
Mental Health During COVID-19 (PDF)
The APBS Board of Directors endorses the Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the United States of America
The APBS Board of Directors has endorsed the Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the United States of America. Although APBS is not an advocacy group, the board understands the importance of the negative effects of gun violence in our communities, schools, families, and individuals. APBS is dedicated to implementing durable and evidence-based solutions to a range of problems in society.
Read the entire call for action to prevent gun violence in the United States of America
Shared Values and Guiding Principles of the Coalition of Behavioral Science Organizations
In the past few months, APBS has been actively engaged with colleagues from kindred behavioral science organizations in exploring the establishment of a Coalition of Behavioral Science Organizations.
Read more about the work APBS is doing to establish a Coalition of Behavior Science Organizations