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Nese, Rhonda N. T.; Nese, Joseph F. T.; McIntosh, Kent; Mercer, Sterett H.; Kittelman, Angus – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2019
In this study, longitudinal data from 708 schools across five states in the continental United States were analyzed to measure the time between initial training and adequate implementation of Tier I Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports over 5 years and the extent to which it varied by school characteristics. Results indicated…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Institutional Characteristics, Suburban Schools
Mercer, Sterett H.; McIntosh, Kent; Hoselton, Robert – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2017
Several reliable and valid fidelity surveys are commonly used to assess Tier 1 implementation in School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS); however, differences across surveys complicate consequential decisions regarding school implementation status when multiple measures are compared. To address this concern, the current…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Comparative Analysis, Fidelity
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McIntosh, Kent; Sadler, Carol; Brown, Jacqueline A. – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2012
In this study, the authors explored the effect of prereading skills at the start of kindergarten and change in skills during kindergarten on response to Tier I (universal) Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support in Grade 5. A longitudinal data set of 473 students, including "Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills" measures at the…
Descriptors: Phonological Awareness, Risk, Kindergarten, Grade 5
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McIntosh, Kent; MacKay, Leslie D.; Hume, Amanda E.; Doolittle, Jennifer; Vincent, Claudia G.; Horner, Robert H.; Ervin, Ruth A. – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2011
Sustainability of effective practices in schools is a critical area for research in any domain. The purpose of this article is to describe and evaluate the validity and reliability of a recently developed research instrument designed to evaluate schools' capacity to sustain school-wide positive behavior support (SWPBS) efforts at the universal…
Descriptors: Content Validity, Validity, Interrater Reliability, Psychometrics
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McIntosh, Kent; Campbell, Amy L.; Carter, Deborah Russell; Dickey, Celeste Rossetto – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2009
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a tier two daily behavior card intervention and differential effects based on function of problem behavior. The participants were 36 elementary school students nominated for additional intervention beyond universal School-Wide Positive Behavior Support. Measures included…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Intervention, Behavior Problems, Behavior Rating Scales
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McIntosh, Kent; Borgmeier, Chris; Anderson, Cynthia M.; Horner, Robert H.; Rodriguez, Billie Jo; Tobin, Tary J. – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2008
With the recent increase in the use of functional behavior assessment (FBA) in school settings, there has been an emphasis in practice on the development and use of effective, efficient methods of conducting FBAs, particularly indirect assessment tools such as interviews. There are both benefits and drawbacks to these tools, and their technical…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Test Validity, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Teaching Methods