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

2010 APBS Conference Presentations and Materials

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Keynote Presentation
Special Sessions
Oral Presentations
Poster Presentations
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Keynote Presentation

The Creation and the Promise of PBS: The Legacy of Edward G. Carr
Glen Dunlap, University of South Florida, Reno, NV; V. Mark Durand, University of South Florida-St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL; Rob Horner, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; Ann Turnbull, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Ann Turnbull's Presentation
2010 Keynote Video

Special Sessions

Session A Feature: Transitioning to Enviable Adult Lives for Individuals with Extensive Support Needs
Ann Turnbull, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Session A Feature Presentation

Session B Feature: Sustained Implementation of SWPBS at All Three Tiers
Rob Horner, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Session B Feature Presentation
Session B Feature Self Assessment: The Practices/Functions of Response to Intervention/Instruction
Session B Feature Video

APBS Open Forum
Rachel Freeman, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Lori Newcomer, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
APBS Open Forum Presentation

Oral Presentations

A-1 SWPBS Implementation Blueprint: Updated Features and Use
George Sugai, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
A-1 Presentation part 1
A-1 Presentation part 2

A-3 District-wide/School-wide Online Referral, Data Collection and Reporting System
Shelia Burton, Kathleen Taylor and Harry Barnes, Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, OH
A-3 Presentation

A-11 PBS and Classroom Management: A Proactive Approach in LAUSD
Sylvia Martinez, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA
A-11 Presentation

A-13 Effects of Teacher-to-Teacher Written Praise on Teachers' Perceptions of School Community
Julie Peterson Nelson and Paul Caldarella, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
A-13 Presentation

A-14 Creating a Climate for Success through Data-Driven Decision Making in Middle School
Catherine Shwaery and Kristin McGraw, Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, VA
A-14 Presentation
A-14 Team Activity Card
A-14 Personalized Improvement Plan
A-14 PIP Tracker
A-14 PBS Ticket Data Spreadsheet

A-16 Effective Programs for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: The Stakeholders' Perspectives
Anastasia Kokina, Lee Kern, Alexandra Panahon, and Talida State, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
A-16 Presentation

B-1 Federal Legislation and Proposals Promoting Positive Behavior Support
Laurel Stine, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Washington, DC
B-1 Presentation

B-4 Applying Behavioral Consultation in an Urban Middle School: An Example
Todd Haydon, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; Bryan Duckham, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL
B-4 Presentation

B-5 Determining SWPBS Needs and Outcomes: Beyond the SET and ODRs
Sarah Hearn, Eileen Baker, Debby Boyer and George Bear, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
B-5 Presentation

B-7 RENEW and Wraparound: Tertiary Services within PBIS at the High School Level
JoAnne Malloy and Jonathon Drake, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; Lucille Eber, Illinois PBIS Network, LaGrange Park, IL
B-7 Presentation

B-9 Optimistic Parenting: A New Approach to PBS for Families
V. Mark Durand, University of South Florida-St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL
B-9 Presentation

B-12 Solution Focused Approach to the Implementation of RtI and PBS
Bill Brown, Colorado Springs School District 11, Colorado Springs, CO; Faith Bowman, Regis University, Colorado Springs, CO
B-12 Presentation

B-13 Integrated Experience: Crisis Prevention Institute, SW-PBS, and the Vermont Department of Education
Susan Keith, Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI; Richard Boltax and Sherry Schoenberg, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
B-13 Presentation

B-18 An Introduction to the Benchmarks for Advanced Tiers (BAT)
Don Kincaid, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Cynthia Anderson, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
B-18 Presentation

C-1 The Nuts and Bolts of Preventative Classroom Management: PBS in the Classroom
Tim Knoster, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA
C-1 Presentation

C-2 Social Validity of CCE: Qualitative Evaluation of the Tier 2 Program
Kelly Jewell, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
C-2 Presentation

C-3 Building School-wide Positive Behavior Support Momentum in Middle Schools
Karla Estrada, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA
C-3 Presentation

C-4 PBS - It's Just the Way We Do Business
John Wright, Lisa Coffey, Dawn Bugar, and Colleen Hemann, Timber Creek High School, Orlando, FL
C-4 Presentation

C-5 Why Behavior Does Matter: A PBS Program from Implementation to Success
Stewart Pisecco, Rosemarie Allen, Chris Huzinec, and Andre Banks, Psychological Software Solutions, Houston, TX
C-5 Presentation

C-6 The Team-Initiated Problem Solving (TIPS) Model: Using Office Discipline Referral Data
Anne Todd, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
C-6 Presentation
C-6 TIPS Meeting Foundations Checklist
C-6 Responsibilities of PBIS Team Members
C-6 PBIS Team Meeting Minutes and Problem-Solving Action Plan Form

C-8 Nationwide Capacity Building to Prevent Challenging Behaviors of Young Children
Glen Dunlap and Lise Fox, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Phillip Strain, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO
C-8 Presentation

C-9 Effective School-wide Screening: Identifying and Supporting Students At-Risk for Emotional/Behavioral Problems
Bridget Walker, Seattle University, Seattle, WA
C-9 Presentation

C-10 Rethinking Behavioral Support Services for Students with ASD: A Preschool Intervention
Susan Morris, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA
C-10 Presentation

C-11 Social and Emotional Learning in Kindergarten: Evaluation of the Strong Start Curriculum
Paul Caldarella, Lynette Christensen, K. Richard Young, Thomas Kramer and Ryan Shatzer, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
C-11 Presentation

C-12 Closing the Achievement Gap: A Multicultural Approach to Behavior and Academic Interventions
Faith Bowman, Regis University, Colorado Springs, CO; Bill Brown, Colorado Springs School District 11, Colorado Springs, CO
C-12 Presentation

C-14 Integrating PBS into Continuous School Improvement Processes: Organizational Planning and Effective Implementation
Howie Knoff, Arkansas Department of Education - Special Education, Little Rock, AR
C-14 Presentation

C-15 Designing a School Information Leaflet Gathering and Analyzing Individualized Third Tier Goals
Anita Blonk and Jose Wichers-Bosts, Fontys University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
C-15 Presentation
C-15 Handout

C-16 Rationale and Strategies for Promoting Play Skills in Young Children with Autism
Erin Barton and Rachel Lauren Pavilanis, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
C-16 Presentation

C-17 A Biobehavioral Approach to Functional Assessment
Jennifer Zarcone, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
C-17 Presentation

C-18 Using Statewide Planning to Design PBS Training in Education and Human Services
Rachel Freeman, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Nan Perrin, Community Living Opportunities, Lawrence, KS; Michelle Lyons-Brown, Alaska Department of Health and Human Services, Juneau, AK; Amanda Little, University of Texas-Austin, Austin, TX
C-18 Presentation #1
C-18 Presentation #2

D-1 Evidence-based Classroom Management: Moving from Research to Practice
Brandi Simonsen, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
D-1 Presentation

D-2 Assessing Classroom Environmental Variables to Improve PBS in Classroom Settings
Ruth Auld and Kathryn Olds, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA
D-2 Presentation

D-3 Addressing Disproportionality through PBIS: The Double-Check Model
Patricia Hershfeldt and Catherine Bradshaw, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
D-3 Presentation

D-8 Paying it Forward: Training the Trainer to Scale Up with Fidelity
Therese Sandomierski and Heather Peshak George, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
D-8 Presentation

D-9 Strategies for Implementing Effective Tier 3 Supports in Schools
Rose Iovannone, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Terry Scott, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY; Cynthia Anderson, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
D-9 Presentation

D-11 Adult-Child Relationship and Social Outcomes in a Tier 2 Behavioral Intervention
Shu-Fei Tsai and Douglas Cheney, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
D-11 Presentation

D-12 Trouble Shooting Behavior Intervention Plans
David Karam, OCM BOCES, Syracuse, NY
D-12 Presentation

D-14 Disobedient, Disruptive, Defiant, and Disturbed Students: Behavioral Interventions for Challenging Students
Howie Knoff, Arkansas Department of Education - Special Education, Little Rock, AR
D-14 Presentation

E-3 Strategies and Techniques to Support Implementation of SWPBS in High Schools
Laura Zeff, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA
E-3 Presentation

E-4 Positive Behavior Supports and Building Bridges: Proactive Strategies for Schools and Families
Erin Sullivan and Barb Beiber, Colorado Department of Education, Denver, CO
E-4 Presentation

E-6 Use of a Social Emotional Learning Assessment in a PBIS School
Craig Blum, Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Paul Ciccarelli, East Peoria School District 86, East Peoria, IL
E-6 Presentation

E-7 Cybering Up While Scaling Up: Using the Web for Supplemental PBS Training
Karen Childs, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
E-7 Presentation

E-8 PBS Assessment: Preview of a New Online Website for Evaluation
Megan Cave and Celeste Rossetto Dickey, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
E-8 Presentation

E-9 User-friendly Functional Assessment and Plan Development: In the Home, Classroom or Jobsite
Diane Bannerman Juracek, Community Living Opportunities, Lawrence, KS
E-9 Presentation

E-10 Designing a School Recognition Process: Triangulating the Data Using Evaluation Tools
Dan Koonce, Illinois PBIS Network, LaGrange Park, IL; Ben Ditkowsky, Lincolnwood School District, Lincolnwood, IL
E-10 Presentation

E-13 Using Middle School Student Advisories to Enhance Implementation of Positive Behavior Support
Kathleen Taylor, Tammy Brewer, and Antoinette Adkins, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
E-13 Presentation

E-15 Review of Parent Education Strategies: Supporting Families to Address Challenging Behavior
Wendy Machalicek, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
E-15 Presentation

E-16 Action Plan for Extending Positive Behavior Support to Alternative Settings
Michael Nelson, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY; Kristine Jolivette, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
E-16 Presentation

E-17 A Multi-tiered Model for Preventing Challenging Behaviors of Children with Autism
Glen Dunlap, University of South Florida, Reno, NV
E-17 Presentation

F-3 Lessons from the Field: Implementation Strategies for PBS Excellence in High Schools
Jody Mimmack, Fruita Monument High School, Fruita, CO
F-3 Presentation

F-4 SWPBS Policy Implementation in LAUSD: Making It Happen
Laura Zeff and Nancy Franklin, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA
F-4 Presentation

F-5 Case Studies in Implementing Tier 3 Teams to Support Behavior
Carol Davis, Annie McLaughlin, Penny Williams and Jarek Sierschynski, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
F-5 Presentation

F-7 How to Structure District Coaching Support to Ensure Maximum Effectiveness of Implementation
Jane Nethercut and Semonti Basu, Austin Independent School District, Austin, TX
F-7 Presentation

F-8 SWIS Facilitator Update
Celeste Rossetto Dickey and Megan Cave, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
F-8 Presentation

F-9 Getting to Red and Yellow: Systems to Support Students with Behavioral Challenges
Cynthia Anderson, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
F-9 Presentation

G-1 Integrating Behavior and Academics at Tiers 2-3 of a School-wide Model
Rob Horner, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; Steve Goodman, Michigan's Integrated Behavior and Learning Support Initiative, Holland, MI
G-1 Presentation #1
G-1 Presentation #2

G-3 Five Years of Research/Practice with CCE, a Tier 2 Behavioral Intervention
Douglas Cheney and Lori Lynass, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
G-3 Presentation

G-6 School-wide PBS: Administrative Leadership Makes It Happen
Jeff Beiswinger, Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, MO
G-6 Presentation

G-14 Tools for Informed Decision-Making: Effectively Implementing PWPBS in Early Childhood Settings
Deborah Carter, Boise State University, Boise, ID; Elizabeth Steed, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA; Tina Pomerleau, New Hampshire Center for Effective Behavioral Interventions and Supports, Bedford, NH
G-14 Presentation

G-18 Increasing Prosocial Skills: Using Embedded Video within a Social Story
Victoria McMullen and Grace Francis, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
G-18 Presentation

H-2 PBIS in the Classroom: Five Programs Strengthening the Social Behavioral Classroom Environment
Jeanne Poduska, American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC; Brion Marquez, IRIS Media, Eugene, OR; Patricia Jennings, Penn State University, State College, PA; Elisa Shernoff, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; Sandee McClowry, New York University, New York, NY
H-2 Poduska Presentation
H-2 The Good Behavior Game: Success in the Classroom and Beyond
H-2 The Good Behavior Game and Professional Development Study Overview

H-7 Building a Tier 2 System in an Elementary School: Lessons Learned
Tina Windett and Julie Arment, Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, MO; Tim Lewis and Linda Bradley, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
H-7 Presentation

H-10 Data-based Decision Making Cultures: Four Assumptions
Ronnie Detrich, Wing Institute, Oakland, CA
H-10 Presentation

H-11 Transforming the Tier 3 Process: We're in it for the Long Haul
Stephanie Martinez, Kathy Christiansen and Rose Iovannone, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Maryann Nickel, Monroe County School District, Key West, FL
H-11 Presentation

H-13 Action Planning at the District and Campus Levels Ensures Fidelity and Sustainability
John Thoms, Noah Diggs, and Martha Mahan, Austin Independent School District, Austin, TX
H-13 Presentation

H-15 Keys to Learning: Using PBS to Teach Students with Autism to Participate
Anne Katona-Linn and Tina Lawson, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network, Harrisburg, PA
H-15 Presentation

H-16 Implementation of PBIS in Three French Language School Boards, Eastern Ontario, Canada
Carl Bouchard and Normand St-Georges, Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO), Gatineau, Québec, Canada
H-16 Presentation

H-18 Universal and Targeted Level Supports within a Combined Academic/Behavioral Response-to-Intervention Model
Brenda Scheuermann, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX; Cheryl Roitsch, Rhea Prasek, Deanna Herrmann, Laura Motal, Laura Pustejovsky, Tala Allen, Robin Crowell, Jennifer Bullard, Dawn Korenek, Lura Faye Motley, and Carolyn Fordon, El Campo Independent School District, El Campo, TX
H-18 Presentation

I-2 Culturally Competent School Wide Positive Behavior Support: From Theory to Evaluation Data
Tary Tobin and Claudia Vincent, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
I-2 Presentation

I-3 Keeping Them on the Edge of Their Seats: Moving Beyond Classroom Management
Karen Childs and Stephanie Martinez, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
I-3 Presentation

I-4 Articulating Positive Behavior Supports as Accommodations for Large-Scale Assessment
Candace Baker, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX
I-4 Presentation

I-5 Scaling-up Through Challenging Economic Times: Lessons Learned from Colorado Positive Behavior Support
Erin Sullivan and Cyndi Boezio, Colorado Department of Education, Denver, CO; Randall De Pry, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO
I-5 Presentation

I-7 Seclusion Reduction through Functional Analysis-based Behavior Plans
Greg Handel and Sean Markey, Advocates, Inc., Framingham, MA
I-7 Presentation

I-13 P.B.I.S.: A System of Care Approach in Alternative and Mental Health Settings
Tom Kalke, Hillside Family of Agencies, Rochester, NY
I-13 Presentation

I-14 Increasing Praise and Student Response Opportunities with Fluency Training for Paraprofessionals
Breda O'Keeffe, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; Timothy Slocum, Utah State University, Logan, UT
I-14 Presentation

I-15 Scaling-up PBS Implementation: Different Journeys to the Same Destination
Don Kincaid and Heather Peshak George, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Lucille Eber, Illinois PBIS Network, LaGrange Park, IL; Susan Barrett, Sheppard-Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD
I-15 Presentation #1
I-15 Presentation #2
I-15 Presentation #3

I-16 SNAP (Stop Now And Plan) - A Tier 3 Intervention in Norwegian PBIS Schools
Signe Kjelsrud and Morten Hendis, Torshov Resource Centre, Oslo, Norway
I-16 Presentation

I-17 Parent Implemented-Intervention for Children with Autism: Positive Behavior Supports at Home
Dawn Hendricks, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
I-17 Presentation

Poster Presentations

Poster 101: Tying It All Together: Using Themes to Achieve Behavioral and Academic Growth
Brian Kenney, Tandi Permenter, Lisa Wheat, Rachel Truelsen and Alicia Christiansen, Washington Middle School, Clinton, IA
Poster 101

Poster 105: Getting Students to School on Time: Effects of a Praise Note Intervention
Lynnette Christiansen, Paul Caldarella, and K. Richard Young, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Poster 105

Poster 114: Behavioral Complications: We Have to Respond Now!
Roben Taylor and Debra Weingarth, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL
Poster 114
Poster 114 Handout

Poster 119: Surviving the Implementation of District-wide Positive Behavioral Supports in Schools
Dan Dowell, Jamie Like and Keegan O'Daniel, Henderson County Schools, Henderson, KY
Poster 119
Poster 119 Bus Expectations
Poster 119 Bus Lesson Book

Poster 121: Increasing Fidelity of Implementation of PBS Activities at a Texas High School
Lari Rogge, Ashcon Habibi, Amy Hartmann, Traci Hess, Stan Vinet, and Brenda Scheuermann, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX; Albert Felts, Education Service Center Region XIII, Austin, TX
Poster 121

Poster 123: Developing a Long-Term Vision: A Road Map for Students' Futures
Hedda Meadan, Debbie Shelden, Kelli Appel, and Rebecca Degrazia, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Poster 123

Poster 132: Responsive Classroom Practices that Support PBS
Paula Denton, Northeast Foundation for Children, Turners Falls, MA
Poster 132

Poster 143 PBIS Universals Implemented at the Elementary Level
Sarah Zack and Meg Brooks, Westridge Elementary, Ballwin, MO
Poster 143

Poster 150 Consumer Experiencing: A Modulating Variable in the Implementation of Positive Behavior Support
Terri Neate and Robert Leclerc, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Poster 150

Poster 156 Supporting Sustainable Scale-Up With a Regional Coordinator Model
Heather R. Reynolds, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC
Poster 156

Skill-Building Workshops

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

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
SWK 105 Presentation

SWK 109 Telling is not Training: Effective Strategies for Training Support Staff
Rick Albin, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
SWK 109 Presentation