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Screening in School-Wide Positive Behavior Supports: Methodogical Comparisons


Abstract Many schools have adopted programming designed to promote students' behavioral aptitude. A specific type of programming with this focus is School Wide Positive Behavior Supports (SWPBS), which combines positive behavior techniques with a system wide problem solving model. Aspects of this model are still being developed in the research community, including assessment techniques which aid the decision making process. Tools for screening entire student populations are examples of such assessment interests. Although screening tools which have been described as "empirically validated" and "cost effective" have been around since at least 1991, they have yet to become standard practice (Lane, Gresham, & O'Shaughness... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Hall, Morgan M. (Author) / Caterino, Linda (Advisor) / Mathur, Sarup (Advisor) / Husman, Jenefer (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational psychology / Educational tests & measurements / Behavioral sciences / Behavior Rating Scales / Intervention / Neuropsychology / Positive Behavior Support / Screening / SWPBS
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 70 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Psychology 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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