Positive Behavior Support
Purpose: to increase the capacity of Carver Middle School to address problem behaviors using Positive Behavior Support.
Carver has instituted a positive behavior support program in order to build an effective environment that focuses on positive behavior as an effective means of reducing problem behavior. It is a collaborative, assessment-based approach to developing effective interventions for problem behavior. PBS emphasized the use of preventative, teaching, and reinforcement-based strategies to achieve meaningful and durable behavior and lifestyle outcomes.
The primary elements of our school-wide PBS program are:
Ultimately, our goal is to stop undesirable behavior by:
- replacing with a new behavior or skill
- altering environments
- teaching appropriate skills
- rewarding appropriate behavior