ERIC Number: ED360762
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jun-2
Embedded Inservice Training in Positive Behavioral Support.
Albin, Richard W.
In order for schools and community agencies to develop the capacity to support persons with severe patterns of problem behaviors in typical community settings, they need to be knowledgeable about recent behavioral advances and have processes in place for implementation of these advances. This need creates a new challenge for inservice training of direct support staff. One innovative approach to capacity building is through inservice training that "embeds" training on positive behavioral support in a longitudinal system of continuous quality improvement. In the Embedded Inservice Training in Positive Behavioral Support program, training is delivered on-site, to all personnel, in distributed sessions across months; uses competency-based training and competency testing; relies on inductive as well as deductive instruction; uses multiple training methods, including learner-guided materials; emphasizes efficient delivery of training; creates the capacity for others in a setting to train new personnel; and tailors training to the unique culture, policies, and vision of the community program or setting. (Contains 24 references.) (JDD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
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