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Research Briefs

Research Briefs are user-friendly summaries of key research articles in Positive Behavior Support. They have been designed to facilitate pracitioners' familiarity with and use of current research. Research Briefs are currently available as PDF or Word files.

  • Self-Monitoring and Self-Recruited Praise Word

    Todd, A. W., Horner, R. H., & Sugai, G. (1999). Self-monitoring and self-recruited praise: Effects on problem behavior, academic engagement, and work completion in a typical classroom. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 1(2), 66-76.

  • Replacing Aggressive Behavior Toward Sibling Word

    Barry, L. M., & Singer, G. H. S. (2001). A family in crisis: Replacing the aggressive behavior of a child with autism toward an infant sibling. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 3(1), 28-38.

  • Stakeholder Views on Challenging Behavior Word

    Reuf, M. B., Turnbull, A. P., Turnbull, H. R., & Poston, D. (1999). Perspectives of five stakeholder groups: Challenging behavior of individuals with mental retardation and autism. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 1, 43-58.

  • Factors Affecting Community-Based Behavioral Support PDF

    Hieneman, M. & Dunlap, G. (2000). Factors affecting the outcomes of community-based behavioral support: Identification and description of factor categories. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2(3), 161-169.

  • A Case Study of Family-Centered Behavioral Support PDF

    • Vaughn B.J., Dunlap, G., Fox, L., Clarke, S., & Bucy, M. (1997). Parent-professional partnership in behavioral support: A case study of community-based intervention. Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 22, 185-197.

    • Fox, L., Vaughn B.J., Dunlap, G., & Bucy, M. (1997). Parent-professional partnership in behavioral support: A quantitative analysis of one family’s experience. Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 22, 198-207.

  • Comprehensive Behavioral Support in the Community PDF

    Carr, E.G., Levin, L., McConnachie, G., Carlson, J.I., Kemp, D.C., Smith, C. E., & Magito McLaughlin, D. (1999). Comprehensive multisituational intervention for problem behavior in the community: Long-term Maintenance and social validation. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 1, 5-25.

  • A Research Synthesis on Positive Behavior Support PDF

    Carr, E.G., Horner, R.H., Turnbull, A.P., Marquis, J.G., Magito McLaughlin, D., McAtee, M.L., Smith, C.E., Anderson Ryan, K., Ruef, M.B., & Dooblah, A. (1999). Positive behavior support for people with developmental disabilities: A research synthesis (American Association on Mental Retardation Monograph Series). Washington, D.C.: American Association on Mental Retardation.

  • Prevention of Severe Problem Behavior PDF

    Reeve, C. E., & Carr, E. G. (2000). Prevention of severe behavior problems in children with developmental disorders. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2, 144-160.