Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL)

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Tier 2 targeted

The school team responsible for Tier 2 targeted interventions address students' social-emotional learning through evidence-based programs which are delivered to small groups of students or individual students.

Tier 2 interventions are:

·         continuously available

·         accessible within 72 hours of referral

·         aligned with school-wide expectations

·         flexible and based on assessment

·         function-based

·         allocated adequate resources

·         continuously monitor


Team membership includes:

·         principal 

·         positive behaviour for learning (PBL) team representative/s

·         learning and support teacher with behavioural and academic expertise

·         school counsellor

·         coach support

·         teachers

Team responsibilities are to:

·         connect with and build upon the essential features of Tier 1 Universal Prevention

·         connect with and build upon systems and practices of evidenced-based effective classroom practices

·         establish team member roles and responsibilities, including identification of coordinators of the Tier 2 Targeted Group Interventions

·         use effective team meeting processes

·         develop procedures and data decision rules for early student identification

·         provide behavioural assessment and match students function of behaviour to appropriate interventions and supports

·         coordinate the Tier 2 classroom problem solving process and Targeted Group Interventions

·         coordinate and communicate with the team that coordinates Tier 3 Intensive Individualised supports

·         use data to monitor and evaluate student progress and overall program effectiveness

·         communicate to all staff and relevant stakeholders about interventions and responsibilities

Tier 2 Targeted interventions systems:

·         build upon Tier 1 Universal Prevention systems

·         match students to interventions

·         monitor and review to decide whether to fade, maintain or intensify interventions

·         communicate with staff and families

Tier 2 Targeted interventions practices include:

·         check-in check-out (CICO)

·         social skills groups

·         check and connect

·         mentoring

·         zones of regulation

·         be you

·         cool kids anxiety program