ERIC Number: EJ788711
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 34
The Role of the Family in the Positive Behavior Support Process: Team-Based Problem Solving
Tyrrell, Amanda L.; Horn, Eva M.; Freeman, Rachel L.
Young Exceptional Children, v10 n1 p12-21 2006
The purpose of this article is to: (a) briefly present the rationale for positive behavior support (PBS) as an effective approach for families and their young children with challenging behaviors; (b) identify the a key elements of PBS and the role of families within the planning process; and (c) provide information on how to collaborate effectively with families given their unique cultural and family dynamics. With each section, the authors will return to the opening vignette to illustrate the impact of PBS through Brandt and his family.
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Disorders, Family Role, Special Needs Students, Autism, Young Children, Child Care
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act