School administrators, special education administrators and teachers, and anyone who represents school districts or students with special needs and their parents should attend this seminar on Positive Behavioral Interventions for students with special needs. The discipline of students with special needs is governed by a complex set of federal and state laws and regulations that impose numerous legal requirements on school districts. These requirements apply both at the time disciplinary action is called for and before disciplinary action becomes necessary.
- Creating effective positive behavioral support teams
- Explicit strategies to help students self-manage behaviors
- Opportunities to present individual student cases for feedback
- Addressing behavioral support through active engagement in learning and the curriculum
- Creating inclusive learning environments for all students
- The attendee will be able to discuss school-wide behavior systems.
- The attendee will be able to identify techniques for managing disruptive behavior in inclusive classrooms.
- The attendee will be able to review behavioral expectations.
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
I. Positive Approach To School-Wide Discipline
A. Creating A Sense Of Community
B. Developing Cultural Competence
C. Implementing A Team-Based Process
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Behavioral Expectations Defined
A. What Do You Want To Happen In Your Classroom?
B. How Do You Communicate Your Expectations?
C. What Are The Consequences For Meeting Behavioral Expectations?
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
III. Teaching Behavioral Expectations
A. Responding To Individual Student Needs
B. Altering Learning Environments
C. Applying An Instructional Component To Teach Social Skills And Self-Control
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
IV. Facing Predictable Crises
A. Skill-Building For Students With Serious Emotional And Behavioral Disorders
B. Problem Solving
C. Generalizing Skills Within Inclusive Learning Environments
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
V. Managing Angry Students
A. Distinguishing Between Anger And Aggression
B. Strategies To Use In Response To An Angry Child
C. Involving Parents
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
VI. Managing Disruptive Behavior In Inclusive Classrooms
A. Self-Assessing Curriculum And Teaching Strategies
B. Ecological Classroom Inventory
C. Universal Design For Learning-Active Engagement Of All Students
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
VII. School-Wide Behavior Systems
A. What Predicts Student Success?
B. Measuring Outcomes For Programs Of Positive Behavioral Support
C. Creating Unconditional Commitment
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VIII. Case Discussions And Small Group Discussions
*Attendees, please bring examples of your challenging, hard to manage students