Aligned with the Association for Positive Behavior Support s Standards of Practice, this graduate level text is an authoritative PBS primer for professionals preparing for work in educational and community based settings More thanleading scholars present the critical skills and knowledge professionals need to translate the principles and science of PBS into person centered interventions that improve lives Covering a broad range of ages, disabilities, and settings, this comprehensive textbook fully prepares professionals to support all people with challenging behavior, effectively and respectfullyEPARE PROFESSIONALS TOUse the foundations of PBS and applied behavior analysis ABA in everyday practiceConduct person centered functional behavior assessmentsSelect and design effective behavior interventions and curricular modificationsDevelop comprehensive, multielement PBS plans tailored to individual needs and goalsEnsure fidelity of behavior plan implementationFacilitate generalization and maintenance of behavior changesPRACTICAL MATERIALS Vignettes that illustrate effective approaches online companion materials for instructors, including PowerPoints that enhance teaching and learning and study questions for discussion and reflection TOPICS COVERED antecedent strategiesconsequence strategiesfunctional behavior assessmentsperson centered planning teamsdata based decision makingsingle subject research methodologysystematic instructionself determinationquality of lifevisual supportspartnering with familiescurricular modificationsself management strategiesbehavior assessment and data analysissystemic changeculturally responsive PBSfuture directions for PBSand

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