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Introductory PBS Presentations

The links below are intended to help you navigate within this page related to PBS Presentations. The references or source material associated with the references on this website do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by APBS.

Early Childhood

Positive Behavior Support in Early Childhood Settings

Provides technical assistance packets in PDF formats including introduction, overview of PBS in early childhood settings, the Teaching Pyramid approach, and resources for early childhood educators.

Pyramid Model for Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Young Children


The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) has created a PowerPoint presentation with audio and captioning that provides a comprehensive overview of the Pyramid Model for Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Young Children. The purpose is to promote the adoption of the model by all early intervention and early childhood service providers. The model is the same one used by the Center on Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL).

School Administrators

What Every Administrator Should Know About School-wide Positive Behavior Supports

A brief summary of school-wide positive behavior support and what administrators should know about the implementation process before getting started.

Is School-wide Positive Behavior Support an Evidence-based Practice?

This document provides information about the research supporting school-wide positive behavior support.

Introduction to Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) for Behavior in Elementary, Middle and High Schools


School Personnel

How To Get PBS Into Your School

Helpful hints for getting started implementing school-wide positive behavior support.

Impact: Feature Issue on Fostering Success in School and Beyond for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Dissorders

Newsletter with introductory articles from a variety of leaders in the field of behavioral interventions and supports.

School-wide Positive Behavior Support: Investing in Student Success

Horner, R., Sugai, G., & Vincent, C. (2008). Excellent introduction to school-wide positive behavior support.

Family and Community Members

PBS Materials for Families and Community Organizations from Lake Brantley High School, Altamonte Springs, FL

Lake Brantley High School has created materials to help educate the community and parents about their PBS initiative. Visit this site to view those materials including a web page, PowerPoint, and brochure.

Association for PBS: What is PBS?

Description of what positive behavior support is from different fields, including school-wide positive behavior support with individuals. In addition, research publications are listed related to different topics associated with positive behavior support.

Short Description of Families and PBS


Florida's Frequently Asked Questions about Positive Behavior Support

http://flpbs.fmhi.usf.edu/pdfs/FAQs final revision 11 18 05.pdf
A helpful question and answer format answering common questions about positive behavior support and school-wide discipline from the state of Florida's PBS website.

Pacer Center Training Modules

Introductory materials describing school-wide positive behavior support

School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (SW-PBIS): Information for Parents

A five-page information document that provides parents with an overview of Positive Behavior Support. Additionally, information is provided for parents to become involved in school-wide PBS and for helping them play a supportive/ collaborative role in the connection between Positive Behavior Support at school and in the home environment.

Alternative Settings

Positive Behavior Support in the Juvenile Justice System

This newsletter article describes how school-wide positive behavior support can be used in juvenile justice settings.

Positive Behavior Support (PBS) for Youth Involved in Juvenile Corrections

C. Michael Nelson (University of Kentucky) & Carl J. Liaupsin (University of Arizona) developed this video. To find the video, scroll to the bottom of the page of videos. This video provides an introduction to positive behavior support in juvenile justice settings.