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Recommended Practices Handouts 

The following handouts offer professionals and family members information on evidence-based recommendations for a variety of topics.  Copying and distribution of these documents is encouraged.

Other Handouts

  • Challenging Behavior Fact SheetThe Pyramid Model: PBS in Early Childhood Programs and its Relation to School-wide PBS
    A brief article that defines and explains terms related to Positive Behavior Support (PBS), Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), and the Pyramid Model and a discussion of the key areas of similarity and difference between preschool and school-age implementation of a PBS-based multi-tiered systems..
  • Challenging Behavior Fact SheetFacts About Young Children with Challenging Behavior
    Young children with challenging behavior have a significant risk of continued problems, school failure, and social adjustment problems. This fact sheet provides a summary of the research on the significance of the issue, the social costs associated with young children who have challenging behavior, and the importance of early intervention.
  • Pyramid Model HandoutPyramid Model Handout
    This handout illustrates the various levels of the Pyramid Model in a format that is easy to print and ideal for distribution.
  • The Pyramid Model for Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Young Children Fact SheetThe Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children Fact Sheet
    This four-page fact sheet provides an overview of the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children. Specifically, this fact sheet describes the three tiers of intervention practice: universal promotion for all children; secondary preventions to address the intervention needs for children at risk of social emotional delays, and tertiary interventions needed for children with persistent challenges. Additionally, six key assumptions that were made during the design process about how the Pyramid Model would be implemented are outlined.

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