Prevent-teach-reinforce For Young Children: The Early Childhood Model Of Individualized Positive Behavior Support by Glen DunlapPrevent-teach-reinforce For Young Children: The Early Childhood Model Of Individualized Positive Behavior Support by Glen Dunlap

Prevent-teach-reinforce For Young Children: The Early Childhood Model Of Individualized Positive…

byGlen Dunlap, Kelly Wilson, Phillip S. Strain

Paperback | March 7, 2013

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Now early childhood professionals have their own guide to the popular Prevent-Teach-Reinforce (PTR) model—the research-proven, family-centered approach used in schools nationwide to resolve challenging behaviors. Developed by top behavior experts, this practical, reader-friendly guidebook shows you how to improve the social-emotional development and prevent challenging behaviors of young children in preschool settings by:

  • Preventingbehavior problems
  • Teachingproactive communication and social skills
  • Reinforcingpositive behavior

A highly effective approach drawn from the research and principles of applied behavior analysis and positive behavior support,Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Childrenwill help you

  • resolve persistent challenging behaviors
  • address problem behaviors common in younger children
  • set individualized goals for children
  • conduct family-centered assessment and intervention
  • help children with and without disabilities
  • work effectively with diverse families
  • collect reliable data and use it to inform next steps

The CD-ROM includes planning forms and worksheets tailored for early childhood programs, including a Goal Sheet, Daily Log, Behavior Rating Scale, Intervention Menu, and Team Implementation Guide. And four detailed case examples walk you through the PTR-YC steps and implementation.

Ideal for a wide range of early childhood settings—including preschools, Head Start, and child care programs—this practical guide will help you resolve even the toughest behavior challenges in young children.

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See how this product helps strengthen Head Start program quality and school readiness.

Kelly Wilson, Professional Research Assistant, Center for Positive Early Learning Experiences, Center for Collaborative Educational Leadership, School of Education and Human Development, University of Colorado at Denver, 1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 600, Denver, Colorado 80204Ms. Wilson is a research assistant/consultant for the Center ...
Title:Prevent-teach-reinforce For Young Children: The Early Childhood Model Of Individualized Positive…Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 7, 2013Publisher:Brookes PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1598572504

ISBN - 13:9781598572506

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Table of Contents

About the Authors

  1. Introduction to PTR-YC

  2. Appendix: Key Terms
  3. Families

  4. Appendix: Case Examples
  5. Getting Ready: Teaming and Goal Setting

  6. Appendix: Case Examples
  7. Data Collection

  8. Appendix: Case Examples
  9. PTR-YC Assessment (Functional Behavioral Assessment)

  10. Appendix: Case Examples
  11. PTR-YC Intervention

  12. Appendix: Case Examples
  13. Using Data and Next Steps

  14. Appendix: Case Examples

Appendix: Interventions