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Fox, Lise; Veguilla, Myrna; Perez Binder, Denise – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2014
The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) Roadmap on "Data Decision-Making and Program-Wide Implementation of the Pyramid Model" provides programs with guidance on how to collect and use data to ensure the implementation of the Pyramid Model with fidelity and decision-making that…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Decision Making, Intervention, Program Implementation
Dunlap, Glen; Smith, Barbara J.; Fox, Lise; Blase, Karen – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2014
This document is a guide--a "Road Map"--for implementing widespread use of the Pyramid Model for Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children (http://www.challengingbehavior.org/do/pyramid_model. htm). It is a road map of systems change. The Road Map is written for statewide systems change, although it could be…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Models, Social Development, Emotional Development
Dunlap, Glen; Ostryn, Cheryl; Fox, Lise – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2011
In recent years, there have been major concerns expressed regarding the use of restraint and seclusion to control the behavior of children with disabilities and/or challenging behavior. In May of 2009, for example, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released findings regarding a number of cases in which seclusion and restraint were…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Behavior Problems, Discipline, Discipline Policy
Powell, Diane; Dunlap, Glen – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2010
The purpose of this synthesis is to present summary information on family-centered practices, and on interventions aimed at promoting positive parenting practices, teaching parenting skills, and influencing parent child interactions that have demonstrated associations with positive social emotional development for children aged 0-3 years. The…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Early Intervention, Social Development, Emotional Development
Mincic, Melissa; Smith, Barbara J.; Strain, Phil – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2009
Implementing the Pyramid Model with fidelity and achieving positive outcomes for children and their families requires that administrators understand their roles in the implementation process. Every administrative decision impacts program quality and sustainability. This Policy Brief underscores the importance of facilitative administrative…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Program Implementation, Fidelity, Educational Strategies
Perry, Deborah F.; Kaufmann, Roxane K. – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2009
A growing number of states and communities are implementing the Pyramid Model in early care and education settings, and in many of these places there are also early childhood mental health consultation (ECMHC) programs operating. This policy brief provides an overview of ECMHC, how it can support the implementation of the Pyramid Model and the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Mental Health, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
Blase, Karen A. – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2009
Technical assistance (TA) has long been a standard, overarching strategy for assisting, states, agencies, family members, and practitioners with building capacity for service and system change initiatives. But, what is meant by the term "technical assistance"? What is known about the technical assistance strategies that are likely to…
Descriptors: Technical Assistance, Young Children, Social Development, Emotional Development
Fox, Lise; Carta, Judith; Strain, Phil; Dunlap, Glen; Hemmeter, Mary Louise – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2009
Response to Intervention (RtI) offers a comprehensive model for the prevention of delays in learning and behavior. While this problem-solving framework was initially designed for application within Kindergarten to 12th grade programs, there is substantial research that supports the value of the model for application within early childhood…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Models, Early Childhood Education, Problem Solving
Powell, Diane; Dunlap, Glen – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2009
This synthesis presents summary information on curricula and intervention packages designed to help young children ages birth to 5 years improve their social-emotional functioning. It includes evidence-based manualized curricula and programs for use with children, in classrooms or small groups, or with families/parents. It builds and expands on…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Social Development, Emotional Development, Curriculum
Henderson, Jasolyn; Strain, Phillip – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2009
Universal screening enables service providers and families to quickly identify difficulties and implement strategies that are likely to lessen the probability of longterm negative outcomes including severe persistent challenging behaviors. The practice of universal screening is in line with the prevention approach that is the foundation of the…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Social Development, Emotional Development, Young Children
Dunlap, Glen; Powell, Diane – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2009
This brief synthesis provides a summary of intervention practices that are supported by empirical evidence for promoting adaptive social-emotional behavior of young children in group contexts (e.g., pre-K classrooms; child care settings). The focus of the synthesis is on toddlers and preschool children who are identified as having disabilities or…
Descriptors: Intervention, Social Development, Social Behavior, Young Children
Fox, Lise; Smith, Barbara J. – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, 2007
A growing body of evidence confirms that serious and persistent challenging behaviors in early childhood directly relate to later problems in school success, social relationships, educational and vocational success, and social adjustment. Conversely, key social skills associated with learning in group settings include being able to get along with…
Descriptors: Young Children, Social Adjustment, Federal Programs, Federal Legislation