School-wide Positive Behavior Support SW-PBS; also known as PBIS, EBS An organizational framework for discipline: Improves the social behavioral climate. Supports or enhances the impact of academic instruction on achievement. Increases proactive, positive, preventive management while decreasing reactive management. Integrates academic and behavior supports. Improves services for all students, including students at-risk and EBD students.
Systems, Data, and Practices SYSTEMS PRACTICES DATA OUTCOMES Supporting Staff Behavior Supporting Data Decision Making Supporting Student Behavior
Three Levels of Implementation A Continuum of Support for All Tier One All students Preventive, proactiv e Tier One All settings, all students Preventive, proactive Tier Two Some students (at-risk) High efficiency Rapid response Tier Two Some students (at-risk) High efficiency Rapid response Tier Three Individual Students Assessment-based High Intensity Tier Three Individual Students Assessment-based Intense, durable procedures Academic SystemsBehavioral Systems
What Hats Do You Wear? School Based Teams Interagency Collaborations Family – School Partnerships Professional Organizations
School-based Teams MAP PLC Vertical Horizontal Grade Level End of Course Student Assistant District Improvement School-Teams to numerous to mention!
Interagency Collaboration DESE Juvenile Justice Planned Parenthood, etc. Community Mental Health Agencies Department of Family Services/Adoptive Services Head Start/Community based Pre-Schools SRO/DARE/City Police/Sheriff Dept./Hwy Patrol Elk/Lions/Shrine/ and others to numerous to mention
Family – School Partnerships PTO/PTA Parent-Support Groups Faith-Based Groups Community Partnerships Parents as Teachers Family Fun Nights Practical Parenting Partnership
Professional Organizations ASCA MSCA MCCE APBS Teacher Organizations Local District Organizations
Data MSIP Review Cycle Data MAP Attendance Discipline Interagency Practices / Policies School – based Team Data Minor Issues / Alerts / Anecdotes Parent Information
Benefits of Missouri Comprehensive Guidance & Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support They Are For All Students… And They Enhance All Students’ Academic/Social/Emotional Performance
Blended Benefits For Students Focus on all students Enhances students’ academic performance Provides a developmental and preventative focus Enhances life-coping skills Increases knowledge of self and others skills For Teachers Develops decision-making Contributes to team effort enhancing students’ academic performance Provides relevant guidance curriculum ideas Establishes the school counselor as a resource Encourages positive, collaborative working relationships
Blended Benefits For the Community Encourages input from community partners Provides increased opportunities for collaboration Facilitates the development of students as active responsible citizens For Board/Administrators Encourages greater school- community interaction Helps meet the guidance standards found in MSIP Provides ongoing data relative to the attainment of student competencies
Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Program All Missouri students grades K-14 Helps ensure equal opportunity for all students to participate fully in the educational process Integrating academic, career and personal social development
Guidance Curriculum Provides guidance content in a systematic way to all students K-12. Purpose Student awareness, skill development, and application of skills needed in everyday life Activities Structured Groups Classroom Presentations Time Allocation 15-45% Developed by: MSCA
Individual Planning Assists students in planning, monitoring, and managing their personal and career development. Purpose Student educational and career planning, decision making, and goal setting Activities Appraisal Educational & Occupational Planning/Placement Time Allocation 5-35% Developed by: MSCA
Responsive Services Addresses the immediate needs and concerns of students Purpose: Prevention, intervention Activities Individual Counseling Small Group Counseling Consultation Referral Time Allocation 25-40% Developed by: MSCA
System Support Includes program, staff, and school support activities and services. Purpose Program delivery and support Activities Program Management Fair-Share Responsibilities Professional Development Staff & Community Relations Consultation Committee Participation Community Outreach Research & Development 10-20% Time Allocation Developed by: MSCA
Purpose of Survey Aimed to provide two-way communication between Missouri School Counselors and Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (MO SW-PBS) in order to build adequate support systems to help promote the integration of SW-PBS and Professional School Counselor roles and responsibilities.
Survey Results – Show Me the Data! Total # of Individuals that Received the Survey - 334 Total # of Responses - 133 Response Rate – 39.8%
Check the roles that you have on the SW-PBS Team(s) that you are a part of.
To what extent does your role on the SW-PBS Team support your role as a Professional School Counselor?
Approximately how much time do you spend per week on your SW-PBS Team Responsibilities?
Testimonials – How it Fits Together! A few share-outs from School Counselors that are also part of a SW-PBS Team!
Before we begin…. Not all stress is bad. Stress is a very natural and important part of life Moderate levels of stress give us our best performance. Different people have different stress levels. You are responsible for your stress level.
Stress Categories Time pressures Pupil discipline Working conditions Lack of motivation in students Conflicts with colleagues expectations
Be Proactive Physical Health Mental Health Emotional Health
Physical Health Maintain a healthy balanced life style Schedule time for yourself Say no to extra commitments. Learn to relax Exercise
Mental Health Find something that you enjoy that is not work related. Watch out for perfectionism. Organize yourself Pace, not race Allow quiet time
The Brain Use your brain to cut stress Relieve stress by understanding which brain hemisphere is stressed
Left hemisphere Right hemisphere Time stressed Overburdened Switch by singing, playing a sport or doing something hands on Emotionally over- wrought Depressed Switch by doing math, writing poetry or organizing
Grow a Smarter Brain Rest – brain needs ‘dead to the world’ sleep Enrich – brain continues to grow even at age 80 or 90 Brain comprises 2% of our weight, but consumes 20% of our energy Feed your brain- loves exercise, water, oxygen and protein Expose your brain to multi-modal, multi-path learning (not traditional classroom)
Emotional Health Control negative thoughts Talk to friends Practice acceptance Humor Find mentor/ write in a journal If your belief system – pray Have a positive attitude.