Assoication for Positive Behavior Support. 7th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. March 25-27, 2010 St. Louis MO. The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values and Vision

Conference Agenda

The Agenda Program book has been finalized!
The complete Agenda Program book is ready for download. Start planning your conference experience by reviewing the sessions available throughout the conference!

Please note, the Agenda Program lists the Keynote in Grand Ballroom A. It should be in Grand Ballroom D/E.

Featured Speakers:

  • Rob Horner, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • Glen Dunlap, University of South Florida, Reno, NV
  • V. Mark Durand, USF St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Ann Turnbull, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • Tim Lewis, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Laurel Stine, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Washington, DC
  • George Sugai, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • Martha Snell, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Erin Barton, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Morning Half Day Workshops

(All workshops take place on Saturday, March 27, 2010.)

SWK 101 - SWPBS: Universal Level Administrator Training
Stephanie Martinez and Michelle White, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Administrative support is vital for successful implementation of School-Wide Positive Behavior Support. This workshop will inform administrators of what their roles and responsibilities will be during the implementation of PBS for their school.

SWK 102 - Positive Behavior Support and Response to Intervention for Behavior
Don Kincaid and Therese Sandomierski, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Participants will learn about data-based decision making, problem-solving, student identification, progress monitoring, and critical elements of support that must be evident across a three-tiered positive behavior support/response to intervention for behavior system.

SWK 103 - Prevent-Teach-Reinforce Model: A Tier 3 Behavior Intervention That Really Works!
Rose Iovannone and Kathy Christiansen, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

This workshop will describe a teacher-friendly research supported process conducted with 200 school-based teams. Participants will learn PTR steps, view student case examples, and obtain tools that have been proven useful to school teams.

SWK 104 - The Behavior Education Program (BEP): Steps for Implementation
Joan Schumann, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

This workshop includes a brief overview of the BEP, a Tier-2 intervention, followed by the step by step process for implementation. Participants from a variety of school settings are welcome and encouraged to attend!

SWK 105 - Tools for Developing A Comprehensive Evaluation Template
Heather Peshak George and Karen Childs, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL;
Cynthia Anderson, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

This workshop will familiarize participants with the new Benchmarks for Advanced Tiers (BAT) and other tools to develop a comprehensive evaluation template addressing behavior support across tiers with application at state, district, and/or school levels.

SWK 106 - Social Skills Instruction at the Elementary Level
Lori Newcomer, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Social competence is a key component to success in school. This half-day workshop focuses on methods, procedures, guidelines, resources and recommended best practices for assessing and teaching social skills at the elementary level.

SWK 107 - Supporting adults with problem behaviors in the community
Freya Koger and Keri Weaver, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

A half-day workshop designed to teach basic skills in functional assessment, support plan development, and evaluation for adults with problem behaviors who live in the community. Afternoon Half Day Workshops

Afternoon Half Day Workshops

(All workshops take place on Saturday, March 27, 2010.)

SWK 108 - Social Skills Instruction at the Secondary Level
Lori Newcomer, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Social competence is a key component to success in school. This half-day workshop focuses on methods, procedures, resources and recommended best practices for assessing and teaching social skills at the middle and high school level.

SWK 109 - Telling is not training: Effective strategies for training support staff
Richard Albin, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

The capacity to train staff is an essential element of a systems approach to positive behavior support. This workshop provides strategies and guidelines for embedding staff training capacity within support agencies.

Full Day Workshops

(All workshops take place on Saturday, March 27, 2010.)

SWK 110 - Writing Behavioral Intervention Plans Based on Functional Behavior Assessment: Using Data Proactively
Laura Riffel, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Participants will receive a new book on the many different ways to collect data with worksheets they can take back and use. We will also go through the entire process for a BST.