ECE 171B : Preschool Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support

Explores Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS) system for preschoolers. Covers the identification of behavioral practices, instructional strategies and intervention strategies for individual preschool age children.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the courses students will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between Positive Behavioral Intervention Support and discipline methods appropriate for preschool age children.
  • Identify the steps of the Positive Behavioral Intervention Support process.
  • Define the purposes of challenging behavior and describe approaches that may be used to determine the meaning of challenging behavior in preschool age children.
  • Describe strategies that may be used to prevent challenging behavior.
  • Identify alternatives to replace challenging behavior.
  • Identify how to respond to challenging behavior in ways that do not reinforce it.

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