S300: Tier 2/Secondary Level of Support: Brief Functional Behavior Assessment

Prerequisite: S200Duration: 1 day (7 hours)
Requirement: CoreCredit: CPDU, CEU

Description: To provide an introduction to the concepts and systems of functional assessment and behavior intervention planning to support individual students’ behavior. This session will focus on brief Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA); the process, practices and tools. Objectives include:
  1. Identify the steps for conducting FBAs 
  2. Learn how to use data to assist in determining function of behavior
  3. Begin to develop a system for how and when FBA/BIP’s will be conducted 
  4. Action Plan: Write one behavioral pathway (setting events, antecedents, behavior, consequences)
Who Should Participate: Designated building-based FBA/BIP facilitators such as School Psychologists, School Social Workers, School Counselors, Behavior Interventions or Special Educators; and those who will be coaching FBA/BIP facilitators

Participants Should Bring: 
  • Tier 2/Secondary/ Tier 3/Tertiary Tracking Tool (completed for simple Tier 2/Secondary level) 
  • Tier 1/Universal & Tier 2/Secondary data for 1-3 students who seem to need more than simple Tier 2/Secondary interventions (specifically CICO Daily Progress Report card points)
  • Current district/building FBA/BIP forms/tools including those from current Tier 2/Secondary team/s (observation forms, teacher referral forms, etc.) 
  • Plans/policies for simple Tier 2/Secondary level supports (Tier2/Tier 3 Guidance Tool where completed, SAT, Targeted Teams, etc.)  
  • Recommended resource - Building Positive Behavior Support Systems in Schools: Functional Behavioral Assessment by Crone, Horner
Agenda and Materials
 Content Activities and Tools
 Competing Behavior Pathway
 The FBA/BIP Process & Systems
 The FBA/BIP Process & Tools
 Action Plan Review & Next Steps
 Report Out on Progress & Next Steps
 Questions, Concerns, Technical Assistance