Addressing Student Problem Behaviors

An IEP Team's Introduction

About the Course:

The material for this course was written by professional IEP Team members in order to introduce and describe the concepts of functional behavioral assessment and behavior intervention plans. A combination of techniques is presented that will assist those involved in IEP work and functional assessment/intervention plans.


Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended primarily for professionals working with problem behavior students in school settings. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain why functional assessments of problem behaviors are necessary.

  2. Describe and utilize alternative assessment strategies.

  3. Differentiate between skill and performance deficits.

  4. identify how a behavioral intervention plan should be evaluated.

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