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Location: Montpelier

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 12

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Jackie Sprague
(802) 238-2901

Early Multi-Tiered System of Support – Module 3 Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Jackie Sprague
Instructor: Jackie Sprague

Module IIIa: This session will emphasize individual Intensive interventions determining the meaning of challenging behavior. Participants will understand the difference between PBS and traditional discipline approaches and define the form and function of communication and identify the behavioral mechanisms that contribute to viewing challenging behavior as communicative. Participants will learn how to describe methods to determine function of challenging behavior and use interview and observational data to develop behavior hypothesis. Part 1 and Part II. Module IIIb: This session will assist participants to identify the steps of the process for PBS, describe strategies that may be used to prevent challenging behaviors and identify replacement skills that may be taught to replace challenging behavior. Participants will be able to identify how to respond in a way that does not maintain or reinforce challenging behavior and develop a behavior support plan for a case study child.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Observation & Assessment
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
September 11, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
September 25, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
October 4, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Additional Information

These trainings are for Family Center of Washington County staff only. Sherwood Drive Montpelier, VT