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Behavior Support Services Information

Behavior Support Services

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Behavior support services are available to address the needs of students identified as having significant emotional and behavioral needs.  Our ultimate goal is to facilitate the development of students' social and coping skills through positive behavioral supports and services designed to meet individual student's needs.

Purpose: The role of School Psychologists and Behavior Specialists (within the context of Behavior Support) is to provide assistance/support to administrators, staff members,  and teachers of students with disabilities (as well as those in the TST process) who demonstrate chronic and/or significant behavioral-related concerns. Services include:

  • Providing professional development related Classroom Management Skills, Conducting Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA), the development of individual Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP’s), Risk Assessment, Verbal De-escalation, and modeling of positive behavior supports (PBS/PBIS)
  • Supporting and facilitating the development of FBAs and BIPs in conjunction with special education teachers and school-based teams.
  • Providing consultative services to school-based teams regarding significant behavioral emotional concerns
  • Assisting the IEP team is determining appropriate placement
  • Developing and facilitating safety, re-entry, transition, and other specialized plans to support student learning.
  • Facilitating and supporting behavioral data collection (e.g, Review 360, direct observation, etc.)
  • Consulting with principals regarding disciplinary issues and data.Consulting with parents and other stakeholders to address the behavioral/social/and emotional needs of students within the district.

Behavior Support Services

  • PGSD Behavior Support Services-Available Trainings
    The staff members within our department have developed a number of training opportunities that may be beneficial to teachers and staff within the district. We are excited to support you with regard to your training needs. At this time, available training options include: 
    • Tier 3 Behavioral Intervention
    • Classroom Management 
    • Verbal De-Escalation
    • Supporting/Intervening with Oppositional Students
    • Supporting/Intervening with Students with ADHD
    • Supporting/Intervening with Students with Emotional Disabilities 
    • Supporting/Intervening with Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders


    If you are interested in one of our staff members presenting at your school site, please contact your assigned school psychologist and/or behavior specialist. 

Behavior Intervention and Resources