The New York State Positive Behavioral Interventions and
Supports Technical Assistance Center (NYS PBIS-TAC), in
partnership with the Regional Special Education Technical
Assistance Support Centers (RSE-TASC) Behavioral Specialists
will be presenting eleven one-day
regional forums across New York State.
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a
process for creating safer and more effective schools. It is a
research-based data-driven model that works with all students
including those with challenging behavior issues. PBIS offers a
school-wide approach for identifying, teaching and acknowledging
behavioral expectations to foster the most optimal school and
This full-day session will provide
participants with an in-depth look at how to support students
with challenging behavior. Participants will learn how to
utilize Tier Two and Tier Three Interventions to meet the needs
of students who do not respond to Tier One interventions. Within
the discussion of Tier Three Supports, the participants will
learn about the science behind behavior including setting
events, antecedents, consequences, and functions. Participants
will also learn about techniques to help prevent setting events
and antecedents from triggering behaviors and to teach
functionally equivalent replacement behaviors (FERBs). Finally,
participants will learn how to respond to inappropriate behavior
and reinforce the use of a replacement behavior.
materials will be posted on the New York State PBIS website and
will be provided to participants via a flash drive at time of
training rather than paper versions. Please visit
Regional Forum Materials 2014-2015
to see a full list of materials.
encouraged to bring their laptops to utilize the flash drive
during the training or may print the session documents in
Who should participate:
District or building level teams
who are currently implementing PBIS. This may include team
members from the Universal, Targeted and Intensive school teams
such as administrators, team leaders, data coordinators and any
other team members.
This professional development is
open to all districts in the region at no cost, on a first come,
first served basis.