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Medicine and Health Sciences

2014

University of South Florida

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

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An Evaluation Of Group Contingency Interventions: The Role Of Teacher Preference, Christina Ennis May 2014

An Evaluation Of Group Contingency Interventions: The Role Of Teacher Preference, Christina Ennis

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Disruptive behavior within classrooms is a major concern for teachers and parents. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) provides a multi-tiered framework for schools to provide supports to students, which are matched to each student's needs. Whereas most students are successful with the school-wide supports provided to all students, approximately 20% of students are likely to require additional supports. Group contingencies have an established basis of support as effective Tier 2 interventions; however, these contingencies vary in a variety of dimensions that may influence their efficacy and acceptability. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relative impact ...