School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
The premise behind SW-PBIS is to shift from a reactive and aversive approach to managing problem behavior to one that is preventive and positive. SW-PBIS is comprised of a broad range of systems and individual strategies for achieving important social and learning outcomes while preventing problem behaviors with all students.SW-PBIS is the integration of 4 key elements.
- Operationally defined and valued outcomes
- Behavioral and biomedical science
- Research-validated practices, and
- Systems change to both enhance the broad quality with which all are living/learning and reducing problem behaviors.